The cheapest times to fly from PDT to FSD are

  • October 22nd 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 PDT to FSD is early December. Prices can be as high as $1003 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $398 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Pendleton, OR (PDT) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $444 to $811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $503. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $793. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $599 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDT to FSD flight.

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

PDT to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDT to FSD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pendleton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into PDT. 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 $121 (17%) 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 $520. Return trip prices are from the FSD to PDT 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 PDT to FSD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PDT 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 PDT to FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Portland, OR (PDT > PDX > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $32 (5.34%)

See PDT to PDX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Boutique Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1093 miles or 1759 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDT to FSD flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Pendleton, OR and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PDT to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDT
Origination airport name Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton Airport
City Pendleton, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.7
Longitude -118.8

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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