The cheapest times to fly from ROA to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • early December

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 FSD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $997 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $323 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $344 to $686 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $378. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $681. 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 $484 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to FSD flight.

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

ROA to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Roanoke. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ROA. 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 $148 (25%) 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 $416. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ROA to FSD

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 FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg, FL (ROA > PIE > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $59 (12.19%)

See ROA to PIE flights

Hack #2: Sanford, FL (ROA > SFB > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $11 (2.27%)

See ROA to SFB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROA to FSD? 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 Joe Foss Field Airport to Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 979 miles or 1576 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to FSD flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Roanoke, VA and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from ROA to FSD.


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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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