The cheapest times to fly from YKM to SGF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to September 2nd (except the week of July 23rd)
  • November 5th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 YKM to SGF is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1388 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $425 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Yakima, WA (YKM) to Springfield, MO (SGF) will usually cost between $503 to $983 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 $536. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1017. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $481 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $749 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YKM to SGF flight.

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

YKM to SGF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YKM to SGF flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Yakima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $171 (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 $646. Return trip prices are from the SGF to YKM 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 YKM to SGF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 44 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 YKM to SGF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 22.11% less expensive than SGF
  • 2-layover flights available

See YKM to XNA flights


Flight Hacking YKM to SGF

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 YKM to SGF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (YKM > ORD > SGF)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $150 (20.04%)

See YKM to ORD flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (YKM > SEA > SGF)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $147 (19.57%)

See YKM to SEA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (YKM > LAX > SGF)

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $100 (13.29%)

See YKM to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YKM to SGF? 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 Springfield-Branson National Airport to Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1527 miles or 2457 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YKM to SGF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YKM to SGF flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Yakima, WA and Springfield, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from YKM to SGF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YKM
Origination airport name Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport
City Yakima, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.6
Longitude -120.5

Return Airport

Destination code SGF
Destination airport name Springfield-Branson National Airport
City Springfield, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -93.4


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.