The cheapest times to fly from GTF to TVF are

  • July 23rd to September 30th

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 TVF is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1030 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $257 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Thief River Falls

Flying from Great Falls, MT (GTF) to Thief River Falls, MN (TVF) will usually cost between $375 to $827 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $437. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $820. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $646 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GTF to TVF flight.

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

GTF to TVF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GTF to TVF 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 $0.57, which is above 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 $178 (22%) 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 $516. Return trip prices are from the TVF 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 TVF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 15 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 TVF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) in Grand Forks, ND

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from TVF
  • Usually 26.86% less expensive than TVF
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to GFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Hector International Airport (FAR) in Fargo, ND

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from TVF
  • Usually 23.99% less expensive than TVF
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to FAR flights

Destination alternative #3: Jamestown Regional Airport (JMS) in Jamestown, ND

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TVF
  • Usually 6.19% less expensive than TVF
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTF to JMS flights


Flight Hacking GTF to TVF

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 TVF — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $471
  • Average savings: $175 (27.09%)

See GTF to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Thief River Falls Regional Airport to Great Falls International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 705 miles or 1135 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GTF to TVF flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Great Falls, MT and Thief River Falls, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from GTF to TVF.


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 TVF
Destination airport name Thief River Falls Regional Airport
City Thief River Falls, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 48.1
Longitude -96.2


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