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The cheapest times to fly from MSO to FSM are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • June 25th to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • mid August

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 FSM is early November. Prices can be as high as $1798 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $378 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Fort Smith

Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Fort Smith, AR (FSM) will usually cost between $384 to $667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $425. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $850. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $425 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $488 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to FSM flight.

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

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MSO to FSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSO to FSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Missoula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSM, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into MSO. 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 $82 (15%) 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 $457. Return trip prices are from the FSM to MSO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MSO to FSM 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 19 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 FSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Texarkana Regional-Webb Field Airport (TXK) in Texarkana, AR

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 11.07% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to TXK flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 6.45% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to XNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 4.92% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to TUL flights

Destination alternative #4: Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) in Joplin, MO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 0.20% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSO to JLN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSO to FSM? 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 Fort Smith Regional Airport to Missoula International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1295 miles or 2084 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to FSM flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Fort Smith, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MSO to FSM.

 

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 FSM
Destination airport name Fort Smith Regional Airport
City Fort Smith, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 35.3
Longitude -94.4

 

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