The cheapest times to fly from SCE to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • June 4th to July 29th
  • September 10th 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 SCE to FCA is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1533 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $472 to $1086 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $478. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1084. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $606 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $707 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to FCA flight.

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

SCE to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from State College. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, 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 $205 (24%) 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 $634. Return trip prices are from the FCA to SCE 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 SCE 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 18 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 SCE to FCA while comparing.

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

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 20.31% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to MSO flights

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

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 5.87% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to GTF flights


Flight Hacking SCE 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 SCE to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $638
  • Average savings: $69 (9.7%)

See SCE to SEA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $669
  • Average savings: $38 (5.31%)

See SCE to STL flights

Hack #3: Detroit, MI (SCE > DTW > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $37 (5.17%)

See SCE to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCE 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, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Glacier Park International Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1845 miles or 2969 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to FCA flight is about 4 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from SCE to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

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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