The cheapest times to fly from GTF to FAY are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 6th and October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from GTF to FAY is late January. Prices can be as high as $1184 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $391 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Great Falls, MT (GTF) to Fayetteville, NC (FAY) will usually cost between $516 to $1027 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $530. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $929. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $400 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $749 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GTF to FAY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GTF to FAY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GTF to FAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GTF to FAY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Great Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $255 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $635. Return trip prices are from the FAY to GTF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GTF to FAY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from GTF to FAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 28.17% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 27.17% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 13.28% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to GSO flights


Flight Hacking GTF to FAY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GTF to FAY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (GTF > MSP > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $129 (17.22%)

See GTF to MSP flights

Hack #2: Kansas City, MO (GTF > MCI > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $636
  • Average savings: $114 (15.15%)

See GTF to MCI flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (GTF > SLC > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $94 (12.55%)

See GTF to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GTF to FAY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport to Great Falls International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1877 miles or 3021 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GTF to FAY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GTF to FAY flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Great Falls, MT and Fayetteville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from GTF to FAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GTF
Origination airport name Great Falls International Airport
City Great Falls, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -111.4

Return Airport

Destination code FAY
Destination airport name Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
City Fayetteville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -78.9


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