The cheapest times to fly from SCO to SDY are

  • April 2nd to August 26th (except the week of August 6th)
  • December 17th to January 21st

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 SCO to SDY is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $9319 for Monday flights during mid October, or as low as $3832 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Sidney

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Sidney, MT (SDY) will usually cost between $3944 to $9287 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $5838. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $8316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2478 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7401 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to SDY flight.

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

SCO to SDY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to SDY flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.78, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SDY, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Sidney, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3062 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3832. Return trip prices are from the SDY to SCO 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 SCO to SDY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 40 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SCO to SDY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sloulin Field International Airport (ISN) in Williston, ND

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from SDY
  • Usually 27.23% less expensive than SDY
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to ISN flights

Destination alternative #2: Minot International Airport (MOT) in Minot, ND

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from SDY
  • Usually 25.88% less expensive than SDY
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to MOT flights

Destination alternative #3: Dickinson – Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport (DIK) in Dickinson, ND

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from SDY
  • Usually 2.06% less expensive than SDY
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to DIK flights


Flight Hacking SCO to SDY

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 SCO to SDY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (SCO > SJC > SDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1920
  • Average savings: $5481 (74.06%)

See SCO to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SCO > LAX > SDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1942
  • Average savings: $5459 (73.77%)

See SCO to SJC flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (SCO > DEN > SDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $3615
  • Average savings: $3786 (51.15%)

See SCO to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to SDY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sidney Richland Regional Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5932 miles or 9547 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to SDY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to SDY flight is about 11 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Sidney, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from SCO to SDY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCO
Origination airport nameShevchenko Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSDY
Destination airport nameSidney Richland Regional Airport
CitySidney, MT
Countrythe United States


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