The cheapest times to fly from TVF to GTF are

  • October 15th 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 TVF to GTF is early December. Prices can be as high as $1005 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $478 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Thief River Falls, MN (TVF) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $546 to $893 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $640. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $859. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $219 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $768 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TVF to GTF flight.

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

TVF to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TVF to GTF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Thief River Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.68, which is 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 $178 (22%) 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 $716. Return trip prices are from the GTF to TVF 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 TVF 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 15 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 TVF to GTF while comparing.

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

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 9.90% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See TVF to BZN flights


Flight Hacking TVF to GTF

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 TVF to GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (TVF > MSP > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $468
  • Average savings: $300 (39.06%)

See TVF to MSP flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (TVF > DEN > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $53 (6.84%)

See TVF to DEN flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (TVF > SFO > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $761
  • Average savings: $7 (0.91%)

See TVF to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to Thief River Falls Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 705 miles or 1135 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TVF to GTF flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from TVF to GTF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TVF
Origination airport name Thief River Falls Regional Airport
City Thief River Falls, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 48.1
Longitude -96.2

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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