The cheapest times to fly from PBG to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th 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 PBG to FCA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1415 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $774 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Plattsburgh, NY (PBG) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $774 to $1250 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $774. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $399 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $909 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PBG to FCA flight.

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

PBG to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PBG to FCA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Plattsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PBG. 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 $231 (20%) 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 $865. Return trip prices are from the FCA to PBG 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 PBG to FCA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 PBG to FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 2.09% less expensive than FCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See PBG to MSO flights


Flight Hacking PBG to FCA

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 PBG to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (PBG > EWR > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $121 (13.26%)

See PBG to EWR flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (PBG > IAD > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $797
  • Average savings: $112 (12.32%)

See PBG to IAD flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (PBG > ORD > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $816
  • Average savings: $93 (10.23%)

See PBG to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PBG to FCA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Glacier Park International Airport to Plattsburgh International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1933 miles or 3111 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PBG to FCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PBG to FCA flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Plattsburgh, NY and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PBG to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PBG
Origination airport name Plattsburgh International Airport
City Plattsburgh, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -73.5

Return Airport

Destination code FCA
Destination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3


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