The cheapest times to fly from LCH to FCA are

  • June 4th to December 16th (except the weeks of July 30th and November 19th)

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 LCH to FCA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1439 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $291 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Lake Charles, LA (LCH) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $424 to $1140 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1272. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $934 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $762 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCH to FCA flight.

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

LCH to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCH to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lake Charles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below 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 $228 (26%) 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 $664. Return trip prices are from the FCA to LCH 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 LCH to FCA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 60 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 LCH to FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 21.93% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LCH to MSO flights


Flight Hacking LCH to FCA

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 LCH to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (LCH > SEA > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $627
  • Average savings: $135 (17.66%)

See LCH to SEA flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (LCH > DEN > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $690
  • Average savings: $72 (9.39%)

See LCH to DEN flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (LCH > AUS > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $37 (4.79%)

See LCH to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCH to FCA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Glacier Park International Airport to Lake Charles Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1675 miles or 2696 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCH to FCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCH to FCA flight is about 3 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Lake Charles, LA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LCH to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCH
Origination airport name Lake Charles Regional Airport
City Lake Charles, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.1
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

Destination code FCA
Destination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3


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