The cheapest times to fly from TPA to TVC are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 TPA to TVC is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $882 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Traverse City

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Traverse City, MI (TVC) will usually cost between $261 to $604 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 $268. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $353 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to TVC flight.

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

TPA to TVC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to TVC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, 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 $124 (28%) 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 $317. Return trip prices are from the TVC to TPA 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 TPA to TVC 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 5 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 TPA to TVC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 21.26% less expensive than TVC
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to GRR flights

Destination alternative #2: Capital Region International Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 16.38% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to LAN flights

Destination alternative #3: MBS International Airport (MBS) in Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 10.06% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to MBS flights

Destination alternative #4: Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) in Green Bay, WI

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 5.17% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to GRB flights

Destination alternative #5: Appleton International Airport (ATW) in Appleton, WI

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 2.01% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to ATW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TPA to TVC? 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 Cherry Capital Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1170 miles or 1883 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TPA to TVC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to TVC flight is about 3 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Traverse City, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from TPA to TVC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

Return Airport

Destination code TVC
Destination airport name Cherry Capital Airport
City Traverse City, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -85.6


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