Cheap Flights To Grand Island (GRI)

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Cheap Flights to Grand Island from $119 One Way, $233 Round Trip

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Travelers visiting Grand Island can experience some of the most interesting landmarks and museums in the central United States. Because of its location near both the Platte River and the path of the Oregon Trail, the city played a major role in the development of the American prairie.


Head to the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center or the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer. Outdoor attractions include the Island Oasis Water Park and the Heartland Public Park. The Hornady bullet manufacturing plant offers free tours on weekdays. Novice and veteran golfers alike will enjoy Jackrabbit Run, an 18-hole public course designed by Frank Hummel. Outdoor activities abound, and shopping is available at the Conestoga Mall or in the city's historic downtown district.

Hints and tips

When you fly to Grand Island, you can rent a car or take a taxi from the Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) to the central part of town. The weather in central Nebraska varies widely by season; travelers can expect temperatures approaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Summer and below freezing in the Winter. Temperatures in Fall and Spring generally range between 60 and 70 degrees, but severe weather is not uncommon. Annual events include Grand Island Art in the Park in July and the Gun and Sports Show in early May.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Grand Island?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current quarantine policies, travel advice and other important information for your flight to Grand Island.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the answers you need on our Customer Service Portal. While the majority of airlines make allowances for changes due to COVID-19, double-check the terms and conditions of your chosen carrier prior to booking.
Which airlines fly to Grand Island?
Find a flight that suits your budget and schedule among the 20 airlines that operate out of Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI). Book early and snap up an amazing deal with one of these popular carriers:

  • American Airlines - 27 flights to Grand Island per month
  • Allegiant Air - 2 flights to Grand Island per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Grand Island?
Search for an affordable fare to Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is located roughly 3 miles north of the center. After you’ve left the arrivals area, it won’t be long before you’re discovering the sights and sounds of Grand Island.
How much is a flight to Grand Island?
Travelers from near and far picked up round-trip flight bargains ranging between $233 and $433 this week to Grand Island. Kicking off your trip from Denver (DEN)? The best one-way prices were just $119.
How to book the cheapest flight to Grand Island?
Snapping up cheap flights to Grand Island is as simple as booking your ticket with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re grabbing the best flight deals around, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Depending on where you’re departing from, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). In certain cases, alternative departure points will have cheaper fares.
  • If your travel plans aren’t etched in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to see the flight deals for a selection of departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare that pops up.
  • You can also use the ‘Show options’ function to filter results for your preferred carrier, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even choose the time of day you’d like to fly.
  • Book your airfare as soon as you’ve sorted your travel dates. While it does happen occasionally, tickets rarely fall in price as your departure date nears.
  • Combine your flights, hotels and car rentals into a cost-effective package deal. Save your money for things you’re really excited about, like exploring Grand Island.
  • Flying during busier seasons means higher airfares. Try to travel outside of popular dates, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Grand Island?
The USA is big, so that depends on the destination you’re departing from. To make things easy, we’ve chosen some of the top routes to Grand Island and calculated their average flight times:

  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) - 1 hour and 51 minutes
  • Las Vegas, NV (LAS-Harry Reid Intl.) to Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) - 2 hours and 27 minutes
  • Mesa, AZ (AZA-Phoenix - Mesa Gateway) to Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) - 2 hours and 15 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Grand Island?
On average, the cheapest month to book your airfare is in January. This is closely followed by February and August. When looking for a cheap flight to Grand Island, be ready to book. Cheap deals appear in an instant and don’t stick around!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Grand Island?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days to purchase airfares to Grand Island. The vacation of your dreams starts with an impressive flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Grand Island?
Everyone enjoys a great bargain, so we recommend leaving earlier in the week for cheap flights to Grand Island. Orbitz data from 2020 shows you can pick up the best deals on flights taking off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next most affordable day, while Saturdays are the costliest. Many people like to start their trip on weekends, so leave those Saturdays for binge-watching your favorite movies.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Grand Island?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally an excellent month to get on a plane if you’re after cheap flights to Grand Island, based on Orbitz data. The least affordable time to fly is June, so try to avoid this month if you’re on a budget.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexible travel is more important than ever, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for carriers that won’t slap you with a fee for making amendments. Fill out your departure and arrival points, then select “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you options that include free cancellation within 24 hours of booking and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Grand Island?
Nothing beats jetting to a new destination, but it’s good to be prepared. These top tips will help get your journey off to a smooth start:

  • Whether you print it out or use an electronic one, you’ll need your boarding pass to get on to the plane. You’ll also need some type of government-issued photo ID. If you’re flying internationally, make sure your passport is valid and you’ve looked into visa requirements.
  • Make time fly by even quicker on your short flight by packing the right things. Think snacks, a water bottle and entertainment. If you want your journey to Grand Island to go nice and quietly, toss some noise-canceling headphones in your carry-on bag too.
  • No matter how hot it is outside, plane cabins can get cold. Bring a hoodie on board to keep yourself warm and cozy.

How many direct flights are there to Grand Island?
With 6 direct flights per month, getting to Grand Island doesn’t have to be stressful. American Airlines has nonstop services to this bustling destination.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Grand Island?
If you think a business or first-class ticket is out of your reach, think again. Here are some top tips to help you book a premium flight to Grand Island for less:

  • Be flexible. By being open to a variety of travel dates, you’ll have more chances of landing a great deal on business or first-class airfares.
  • Search for a budget airline that offers business-class seats. They usually come with more space and a glass of bubbly — and a more attractive price.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a loyalty scheme.

How to get into Grand Island from the airport?
Find your way into downtown Grand Island with a Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) car rental. There are two suppliers at Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) — Thrifty Car Rental and Hertz. Once you’ve checked in and have the keys in your hand, the city center is a journey of 3 miles to the south of GRI. Another popular option is to take a taxi downtown and drive away in a car from one of our Grand Island car rentals. Either way, when you book with Orbitz, you can be sure you’ll always drive away with an amazing deal!
What is the best time to go to Grand Island?
You’ll have all the fun you can handle whatever time of year you decide to go to Grand Island, but are when this place is at its busiest. Like to pack your schedule with warm-weather experiences? Book your trip around June 20. This is when the summer season starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to span between 65undefined and 85undefined at this time.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.