The cheapest times to fly from MSO to SMI are

  • February 12th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 17th to December 31st (except the week of September 24th)

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 SMI is mid October. Prices can be as high as $6665 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $5009 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $5732 to $6495 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $5730. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $6529. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $799 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to SMI flight.

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

MSO to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSO to SMI 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 $0.64, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Missoula. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6016. Return trip prices are from the SMI 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 SMI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 59 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MSO to SMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 70.87% less expensive than SMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSO to ADB flights


Flight Hacking MSO to SMI

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 SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Prague (MSO > PRG > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1223
  • Average savings: $5104 (80.67%)

See MSO to PRG flights

Hack #2: Vienna (MSO > VIE > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1412
  • Average savings: $4915 (77.68%)

See MSO to VIE flights

Hack #3: Venice (MSO > VCE > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1422
  • Average savings: $4905 (77.52%)

See MSO to VCE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6113 miles or 9838 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to SMI flight is about 11 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from MSO to SMI.


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 SMI
Destination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9


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