The cheapest times to fly from PVD to FAT are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 PVD to FAT is late January. Prices can be as high as $1129 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $326 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Fresno

Flying from Providence, RI (PVD) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $350 to $930 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $379. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $857. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $479 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVD to FAT flight.

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

PVD to FAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVD to FAT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Providence. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below 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 $261 (34%) 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 $490. Return trip prices are from the FAT to PVD 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 PVD to FAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 37 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 PVD to FAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 28.12% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVD to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 9.02% less expensive than FAT
  • 2-layover flights available

See PVD to MRY flights


Flight Hacking PVD to FAT

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 PVD to FAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (PVD > LAS > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $57 (9.35%)

See PVD to LAS flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (PVD > SAN > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $590
  • Average savings: $15 (2.4%)

See PVD to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PVD to FAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Theodore Francis Green State Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2572 miles or 4139 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PVD to FAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVD to FAT flight is about 5 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Providence, RI and Fresno, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 125 available flights from PVD to FAT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PVD
Origination airport name Theodore Francis Green State Airport
City Providence, RI
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -71.4

Return Airport

Destination code FAT
Destination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7


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