The cheapest times to fly from CHS to RSW are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 30th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of 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 CHS to RSW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $603 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $155 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Charleston, SC (CHS) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $176 to $428 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $180. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $434. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $267 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHS to RSW flight.

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

CHS to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHS to RSW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Charleston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, 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. 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 $132 (38%) 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 $216. Return trip prices are from the RSW to CHS 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 CHS to RSW 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 48 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 CHS to RSW while comparing.

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

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 26.64% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See CHS to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 24.77% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See CHS to FLL flights

Destination alternative #3: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 14.45% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to PBI flights

Destination alternative #4: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to SRQ flights

Destination alternative #5: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 2.25% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to MLB flights

Destination alternative #6: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 1.88% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to Charleston AFB/International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 451 miles or 726 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHS to RSW flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Charleston, SC and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from CHS to RSW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCHS
Origination airport nameCharleston AFB/International Airport
CityCharleston, SC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRSW
Destination airport nameSouthwest Florida International Airport
CityFort Myers, FL
Countrythe United States


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