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The cheapest times to fly from RST to GTF are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 27th and September 3rd)

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 RST to GTF is mid August. Prices can be as high as $738 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $294 for Wednesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Rochester, MN (RST) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $338 to $612 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $344. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $614. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $269 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RST to GTF flight.

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

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RST to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RST to GTF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Great Falls, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Rochester. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $407. Return trip prices are from the GTF to RST flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RST to GTF 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 41 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 RST to GTF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 19.16% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 15.86% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to MSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Helena, MT

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 4.96% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to HLN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RST to GTF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 941 miles or 1514 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RST to GTF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RST to GTF flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, MN and Great Falls, MT?

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code RST
Origination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5

Return Airport

Destination code GTF
Destination airport name Great Falls International Airport
City Great Falls, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -111.4

 

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