The cheapest times to fly from INL to COS are

  • January 1st to February 11th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 2nd to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • June 18th to August 5th (except the weeks of July 9th and July 16th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 INL to COS is early December. Prices can be as high as $996 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $388 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Colorado Springs

Flying from International Falls, MN (INL) to Colorado Springs, CO (COS) will usually cost between $585 to $840 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $220 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $751 can be considered a good price for a round-trip INL to COS flight.

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

INL to COS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the INL to COS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from International Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $134 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $645. Return trip prices are from the COS to INL 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 INL to COS 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 34 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 INL to COS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from COS
  • Usually 43.28% less expensive than COS
  • 1-layover flights available

See INL to DEN flights


Flight Hacking INL to COS

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 INL to COS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (INL > MSP > COS)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $178 (23.64%)

See INL to MSP flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (INL > STL > COS)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $132 (17.51%)

See INL to STL flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (INL > ORD > COS)

  • Price for both tickets: $698
  • Average savings: $53 (7.06%)

See INL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from INL to COS? 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 City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport to Falls International Einarson Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 877 miles or 1411 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from INL to COS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop INL to COS flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between International Falls, MN and Colorado Springs, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from INL to COS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code INL
Origination airport name Falls International Einarson Field Airport
City International Falls, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 48.6
Longitude -93.4

Return Airport

Destination code COS
Destination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7


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