The cheapest times to fly from ALA to SBN are

  • February 26th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 9th, and April 16th)
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 20th and October 29th)
  • December 3rd to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 ALA to SBN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $4751 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1125 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to South Bend

Flying from Almaty (ALA) to South Bend, IN (SBN) will usually cost between $1132 to $3384 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2074. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $925 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1182 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALA to SBN flight.

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

ALA to SBN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALA to SBN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Almaty. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SBN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ALA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to South Bend, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Almaty. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $664 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1185. Return trip prices are from the SBN to ALA 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 ALA to SBN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 37 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 ALA to SBN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 9.27% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ALA to ORD flights


Flight Hacking ALA to SBN

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 ALA to SBN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (ALA > EWR > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $162 (13.67%)

See ALA to KBP flights

Hack #2: Kiev (ALA > KBP > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1041
  • Average savings: $141 (11.93%)

See ALA to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ALA > JFK > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1047
  • Average savings: $135 (11.38%)

See ALA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALA to SBN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air France, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from South Bend International Airport to Almaty Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6468 miles or 10409 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALA to SBN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALA to SBN flight is about 12 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Almaty and South Bend, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from ALA to SBN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALA
Origination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77

Return Airport

Destination code SBN
Destination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3


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