The cheapest times to fly from PIA to LSE are

  • March 19th to April 29th
  • June 4th to August 5th (except the weeks of June 18th and July 2nd)
  • 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 PIA to LSE is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $512 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $178 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to La Crosse

Flying from Peoria, IL (PIA) to La Crosse, WI (LSE) will usually cost between $191 to $411 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $228. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $453. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $225 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIA to LSE flight.

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

PIA to LSE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIA to LSE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Peoria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.75, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to La Crosse, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Peoria. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $102 (29%) 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 $231. Return trip prices are from the LSE to PIA 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 PIA to LSE 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 24 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 PIA to LSE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from LSE
  • Usually 12.06% less expensive than LSE
  • Nonstop flights available

See PIA to MSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LSE
  • Usually 10.49% less expensive than LSE
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIA to RST flights

Destination alternative #3: Appleton International Airport (ATW) in Appleton, WI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from LSE
  • Usually 1.40% less expensive than LSE
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIA to ATW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PIA to LSE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from La Crosse Regional Airport to General Downing – Peoria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 236 miles or 380 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PIA to LSE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIA to LSE flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Peoria, IL and La Crosse, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from PIA to LSE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePIA
Origination airport nameGeneral Downing – Peoria International Airport
CityPeoria, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLSE
Destination airport nameLa Crosse Regional Airport
CityLa Crosse, WI
Countrythe United States


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