The cheapest times to fly from MSO to JRO are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 JRO is early October. Prices can be as high as $5444 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1219 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Mount Kilimanjaro

Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) will usually cost between $1570 to $4914 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $3618. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2187 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1868 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to JRO flight.

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

MSO to JRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSO to JRO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Missoula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $393 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1963. Return trip prices are from the JRO 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 JRO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 8 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 JRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JRO
  • Usually 34.67% less expensive than JRO
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSO to NBO flights


Flight Hacking MSO to JRO

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 JRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (MSO > JFK > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1309
  • Average savings: $559 (29.91%)

See MSO to JFK flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (MSO > SFO > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1409
  • Average savings: $459 (24.58%)

See MSO to SFO flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (MSO > EWR > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1411
  • Average savings: $457 (24.47%)

See MSO to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSO to JRO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Missoula International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8971 miles or 14437 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to JRO flight is about 17 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Kilimanjaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MSO to JRO.


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 JRO
Destination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1


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