The cheapest times to fly from PSP to BLI are

  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
  • December 24th to March 18th (except the weeks of January 1st, February 5th, February 19th, and March 5th)

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 PSP to BLI is early November. Prices can be as high as $759 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $170 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Bellingham

Flying from Palm Springs, CA (PSP) to Bellingham, WA (BLI) will usually cost between $252 to $618 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 $300. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $604. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $303 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSP to BLI flight.

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

PSP to BLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSP to BLI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Palm Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (15%) 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 $372. Return trip prices are from the BLI to PSP 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 PSP to BLI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PSP to BLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from BLI
  • Usually 39.53% less expensive than BLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See PSP to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from BLI
  • Usually 12.79% less expensive than BLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See PSP to YVR flights

Destination alternative #3: Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Nanaimo

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from BLI
  • Usually 6.98% less expensive than BLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to YCD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PSP to BLI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bellingham International Airport to Palm Springs International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1079 miles or 1736 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PSP to BLI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSP to BLI flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Palm Springs, CA and Bellingham, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from PSP to BLI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePSP
Origination airport namePalm Springs International Airport
CityPalm Springs, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBLI
Destination airport nameBellingham International Airport
CityBellingham, WA
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PSP to BLI tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BLI heading for PSP about 4 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Bellingham, WA is about 11 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 4 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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