The cheapest times to fly from BHM to FWA are

  • July 9th to October 7th (except the week of July 30th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 18th

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 BHM to FWA is early December. Prices can be as high as $581 for Monday flights during mid March, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $241 to $461 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $278. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $398. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to FWA flight.

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

BHM to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHM to FWA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, 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. Mondays 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 $121 (32%) 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 $261. Return trip prices are from the FWA to BHM 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 BHM to FWA 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 55 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 BHM to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 13.28% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to DAY flights

Destination alternative #2: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 7.23% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to CVG flights

Destination alternative #3: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 6.72% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to IND flights

Destination alternative #4: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 7.06% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to CMH flights

Destination alternative #5: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 5.71% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See BHM to DTW flights

Destination alternative #6: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 4.87% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to AZO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BHM to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 519 miles or 835 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BHM to FWA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to FWA flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Fort Wayne, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from BHM to FWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBHM
Origination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFWA
Destination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States


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