The cheapest times to fly from MRY to FCA are

  • June 4th to November 18th (except the week of June 25th)

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 MRY to FCA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1147 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $329 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $374 to $867 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $374. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $991. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $568 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to FCA flight.

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

MRY to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, 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 $228 (29%) 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 $493. Return trip prices are from the FCA to MRY 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 MRY 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 2 hour 36 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 MRY to FCA while comparing.

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

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 4.05% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to MSO flights


Flight Hacking MRY 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 MRY to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (MRY > SLC > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $17 (2.91%)

See MRY to SLC flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (MRY > SEA > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $563
  • Average savings: $5 (0.88%)

See MRY to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MRY to FCA? 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 Glacier Park International Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 896 miles or 1442 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to FCA flight is about 2 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from MRY to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRY
Origination airport name Monterey Regional Airport
City Monterey, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.6
Longitude -121.8

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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