The cheapest times to fly from MSO to FAY are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 MSO to FAY is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1249 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $366 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Fayetteville, NC (FAY) will usually cost between $423 to $919 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $468. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $832. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $364 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $626 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to FAY flight.

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

MSO to FAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSO to FAY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Missoula. 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 $281 (34%) 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 $531. Return trip prices are from the FAY to MSO 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 MSO to FAY 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 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 MSO to FAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 19.73% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 21.41% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 14.06% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to GSO flights

Destination alternative #4: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 11.90% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to ILM flights

Destination alternative #5: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 6.07% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to CAE flights

Destination alternative #6: Pitt Greenville Airport (PGV) in Greenville, NC

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than FAY
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSO to PGV flights


Flight Hacking MSO to FAY

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 MSO to FAY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (MSO > MSP > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $29 (4.63%)

See MSO to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSO to FAY? 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 Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport to Missoula International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1992 miles or 3206 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MSO to FAY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to FAY flight is about 4 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Fayetteville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MSO to FAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSO
Origination airport name Missoula International Airport
City Missoula, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 46.9
Longitude -114.1

Return Airport

Destination code FAY
Destination airport name Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
City Fayetteville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -78.9


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