The cheapest times to fly from ROA to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 ROA to FCA is early December. Prices can be as high as $1495 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $375 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $489 to $1093 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 $549. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1023. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $474 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $749 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to FCA flight.

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

ROA to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Roanoke. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is 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 $315 (32%) 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 $627. Return trip prices are from the FCA to ROA 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 ROA to FCA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 21 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 ROA to FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 17.62% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to MSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Great Falls International Airport (GTF) in Great Falls, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 9.68% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to GTF flights


Flight Hacking ROA to FCA

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 ROA to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ROA > SEA > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $676
  • Average savings: $73 (9.78%)

See ROA to SEA flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (ROA > STL > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $63 (8.41%)

See ROA to STL flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (ROA > AUS > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $713
  • Average savings: $37 (4.87%)

See ROA to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROA to FCA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Glacier Park International Airport to Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1876 miles or 3019 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ROA to FCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to FCA flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Roanoke, VA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from ROA to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROA
Origination airport name Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport
City Roanoke, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.3
Longitude -80

Return Airport

Destination code FCA
Destination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3


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