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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to GTF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 23rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 TYS to GTF is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1047 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $367 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $447 to $926 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 $454. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $880. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $700 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to GTF flight.

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

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TYS to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to GTF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, 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 $212 (26%) 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 $565. Return trip prices are from the GTF to TYS 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 TYS 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 3 hour 53 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 TYS to GTF while comparing.

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

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 39.39% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 22.37% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to MSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 18.08% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to FCA flights

Destination alternative #4: Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Helena, MT

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 6.79% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to HLN flights

 

Flight Hacking TYS 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 TYS to GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (TYS > SLC > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $650
  • Average savings: $49 (7.04%)

See TYS to SLC flights

Hack #2: Atlanta, GA (TYS > ATL > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $40 (5.65%)

See TYS to ATL flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (TYS > SEA > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $40 (5.65%)

See TYS to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1615 miles or 2599 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to GTF flight is about 3 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Great Falls, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from TYS to GTF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code TYS
Origination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84

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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