The cheapest times to fly from RSW to PNS are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 30th and October 15th)

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 RSW to PNS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1092 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $158 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $178 to $446 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $555. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to PNS flight.

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

RSW to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to PNS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $102 (29%) 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 $246. Return trip prices are from the PNS to RSW 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 RSW to PNS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RSW to PNS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pensacola International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 427 miles or 687 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RSW to PNS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to PNS flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from RSW to PNS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RSW
Origination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

Return Airport

Destination code PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2


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