The cheapest times to fly from MQT to RNO are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • July 23rd to October 7th (except the week of August 20th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 MQT to RNO is early December. Prices can be as high as $1012 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $346 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Reno

Flying from Marquette, MI (MQT) to Reno, NV (RNO) will usually cost between $388 to $816 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 $427. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $783. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $356 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $535 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQT to RNO flight.

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

MQT to RNO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQT to RNO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Marquette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $201 (30%) 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 $465. Return trip prices are from the RNO to MQT 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 MQT to RNO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 2 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 MQT to RNO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from RNO
  • Usually 5.79% less expensive than RNO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MQT to SMF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MQT to RNO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Sawyer International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1691 miles or 2721 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MQT to RNO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQT to RNO flight is about 4 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Marquette, MI and Reno, NV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from MQT to RNO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MQT
Origination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4

Return Airport

Destination code RNO
Destination airport name Reno/Tahoe International Airport
City Reno, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 39.5
Longitude -119.8


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