The cheapest times to fly from SLC to BIL are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 SLC to BIL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $523 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $223 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Billings

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Billings, MT (BIL) will usually cost between $229 to $333 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $254. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $90 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $273 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to BIL flight.

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

SLC to BIL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to BIL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $64 (21%) 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 $241. Return trip prices are from the BIL to SLC 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 SLC to BIL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 41 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 SLC to BIL while comparing.

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

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from BIL
  • Usually 14.86% less expensive than BIL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Yellowstone Airport (WYS) in West Yellowstone, MT

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from BIL
  • Usually 5.32% less expensive than BIL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to WYS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to BIL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Billings Logan International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 387 miles or 623 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to BIL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to BIL flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Billings, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from SLC to BIL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code BIL
Destination airport name Billings Logan International Airport
City Billings, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -108.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SLC to BIL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BIL heading for SLC about 3 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Billings, MT is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 4 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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