The cheapest times to fly from MSO to SLC are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- May 7th to June 3rd
- August 13th 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 MSO to SLC is early November. Prices can be as high as $553 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $197 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Salt Lake City
Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $199 to $338 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 $244. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $381. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $137 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to SLC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSO to SLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MSO to SLC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Missoula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $77 (25%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $229. Return trip prices are from the SLC to MSO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MSO to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSO to SLC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Missoula International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 436 miles or 702 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSO to SLC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to SLC flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Salt Lake City, UT?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from MSO to SLC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Missoula International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MSO to SLC tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for MSO about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 1 minutes late
- SkyWest: 9 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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