The cheapest times to fly from CGN to RSW are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)

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 CGN to RSW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1111 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $591 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Cologne (CGN) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $641 to $910 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 $625. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $951. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $326 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $799 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGN to RSW flight.

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

CGN to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGN to RSW flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cologne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $191 (12%) 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 $737. Return trip prices are from the RSW to CGN 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 CGN to RSW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 34 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 CGN to RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 14.89% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CGN to MIA flights


Flight Hacking CGN to RSW

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 CGN to RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Zurich (CGN > ZRH > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $221 (27.6%)

See CGN to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (CGN > ARN > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $209 (26.1%)

See CGN to ZRH flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (CGN > CPH > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $197 (24.66%)

See CGN to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4771 miles or 7678 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGN to RSW flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from CGN to RSW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGN
Origination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

Return Airport

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


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