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The cheapest times to fly from PDX to GTF are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th 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 PDX to GTF is early November. Prices can be as high as $933 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $206 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $222 to $506 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 $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $637. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $335 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $380 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to GTF flight.

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

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PDX to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to GTF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $117 (28%) 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 $306. Return trip prices are from the GTF to PDX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PDX to GTF 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 58 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 PDX to GTF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 31.75% less expensive than GTF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 31.49% less expensive than GTF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to MSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 26.88% less expensive than GTF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to FCA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bert Mooney Airport (BTM) in Butte, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 16.21% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to BTM flights

Destination alternative #5: Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Helena, MT

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 0.40% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to HLN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to GTF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 549 miles or 884 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PDX to GTF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to GTF flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Great Falls, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from PDX to GTF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePDX
Origination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States
Latitude45.6
Longitude-122.6

Return Airport

Destination codeGTF
Destination airport nameGreat Falls International Airport
CityGreat Falls, MT
Countrythe United States
Latitude47.5
Longitude-111.4

 

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