The cheapest times to fly from MHK to AUS are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • July 9th to July 29th
  • mid November

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 MHK to AUS is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $891 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $330 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Austin

Flying from Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) to Austin, TX (AUS) will usually cost between $332 to $459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $268 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MHK to AUS flight.

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

MHK to AUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MHK to AUS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Manhattan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit 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 $56 (14%) 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 $346. Return trip prices are from the AUS to MHK 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 MHK to AUS 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 6 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 MHK to AUS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Antonio International Airport (SAT) in San Antonio, TX

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from AUS
  • Usually 5.87% less expensive than AUS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MHK to SAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MHK to AUS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Austin – Bergstrom International Airport to Manhattan Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 621 miles or 999 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MHK to AUS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MHK to AUS flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS and Austin, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from MHK to AUS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MHK
Origination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7

Return Airport

Destination code AUS
Destination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7


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