The cheapest times to fly from ROA to IDA are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 9th to May 13th
  • October 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 IDA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1403 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $434 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Idaho Falls

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to Idaho Falls, ID (IDA) will usually cost between $520 to $1118 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 $569. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1139. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to IDA flight.

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

ROA to IDA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to IDA 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 $0.29, 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 $331 (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 $642. Return trip prices are from the IDA 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 IDA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 6 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 IDA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) in Jackson, WY

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 28.43% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to JAC flights


Flight Hacking ROA to IDA

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 IDA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (ROA > SLC > IDA)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $133 (16.3%)

See ROA to SLC flights

Hack #2: Austin, TX (ROA > AUS > IDA)

  • Price for both tickets: $757
  • Average savings: $59 (7.23%)

See ROA to AUS flights

Hack #3: San Antonio, TX (ROA > SAT > IDA)

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $55 (6.68%)

See ROA to SAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROA to IDA? 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 Idaho Falls Regional Airport to Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1730 miles or 2784 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to IDA flight is about 4 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Roanoke, VA and Idaho Falls, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from ROA to IDA.


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 IDA
Destination airport name Idaho Falls Regional Airport
City Idaho Falls, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -112.1


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