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The cheapest times to fly from IDA to FSM are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • October 15th to January 7th

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 IDA to FSM is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2836 for Tuesday flights during early April, or as low as $1306 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Fort Smith

Flying from Idaho Falls, ID (IDA) to Fort Smith, AR (FSM) will usually cost between $1392 to $2746 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1364. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $2770. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2523 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IDA to FSM flight.

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

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IDA to FSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IDA to FSM flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Idaho Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.43, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IDA. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Smith, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Idaho Falls. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $221 (10%) 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 $2053. Return trip prices are from the FSM to IDA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IDA to FSM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 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 IDA to FSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 81.05% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See IDA to TUL flights

Destination alternative #2: Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) in Springfield, MO

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 80.92% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See IDA to SGF flights

Destination alternative #3: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 76.93% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See IDA to XNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport (LIT) in Little Rock, AR

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 66.98% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See IDA to LIT flights

 

Flight Hacking IDA to FSM

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 IDA to FSM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (IDA > SLC > FSM)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $1898 (75.21%)

See IDA to SLC flights

Hack #2: Reno, NV (IDA > RNO > FSM)

  • Price for both tickets: $692
  • Average savings: $1831 (72.57%)

See IDA to RNO flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (IDA > DEN > FSM)

  • Price for both tickets: $699
  • Average savings: $1824 (72.28%)

See IDA to DEN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IDA to FSM? 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 Fort Smith Regional Airport to Idaho Falls Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1097 miles or 1765 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IDA to FSM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IDA to FSM flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Idaho Falls, ID and Fort Smith, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from IDA to FSM.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code IDA
Origination airport name Idaho Falls Regional Airport
City Idaho Falls, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -112.1

Return Airport

Destination code FSM
Destination airport name Fort Smith Regional Airport
City Fort Smith, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 35.3
Longitude -94.4

 

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