The cheapest times to fly from OMA to FSD are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 OMA to FSD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1178 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $543 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $545 to $696 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $545. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $751. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $586 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to FSD flight.

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

OMA to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OMA to FSD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Omaha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.24, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into OMA. 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 $27 (4%) 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 $582. Return trip prices are from the FSD to OMA 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 OMA to FSD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OMA to FSD

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 OMA to FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (OMA > MSP > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $423
  • Average savings: $163 (27.82%)

See OMA to MSP flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (OMA > AZA > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $474
  • Average savings: $113 (19.2%)

See OMA to AZA flights

Hack #3: Duluth, MN (OMA > DLH > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $518
  • Average savings: $68 (11.6%)

See OMA to DLH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OMA to FSD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Eppley Airfield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 163 miles or 262 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OMA to FSD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to FSD flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from OMA to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OMA
Origination airport name Eppley Airfield Airport
City Omaha, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -95.9

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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