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The cheapest times to fly from SLC to FCA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • September 10th to November 18th

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 FCA is early November. Prices can be as high as $548 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $224 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $233 to $364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $385. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $134 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to FCA flight.

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

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SLC to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to FCA 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. 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 $61 (20%) 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 $251. Return trip prices are from the FCA to SLC 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 SLC to FCA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 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 FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Great Falls International Airport (GTF) in Great Falls, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 4.03% less expensive than FCA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to GTF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to FCA? 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 Glacier Park International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 532 miles or 856 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to FCA flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from SLC to FCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

Return Airport

Destination codeFCA
Destination airport nameGlacier Park International Airport
CityKalispell, MT
Countrythe United States
Latitude48.3
Longitude-114.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SLC to FCA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FCA heading for SLC about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kalispell, 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: 1 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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