The cheapest times to fly from CHS to SBP are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 9th to August 5th
  • October 22nd to November 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 CHS to SBP is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1036 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $417 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to San Luis Obispo

Flying from Charleston, SC (CHS) to San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) will usually cost between $417 to $820 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $442. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $711. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $269 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $549 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHS to SBP flight.

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

CHS to SBP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHS to SBP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Charleston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far 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 $278 (37%) 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 $455. Return trip prices are from the SBP 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 SBP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 9 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 SBP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 24.23% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to BUR flights

Destination alternative #2: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 17.67% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to MRY flights

Destination alternative #3: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 4.74% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to SBA flights

Destination alternative #4: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in Fresno, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 1.18% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHS to FAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Luis County Regional Airport to Charleston AFB/International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2313 miles or 3722 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHS to SBP flight is about 5 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Charleston, SC and San Luis Obispo, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from CHS to SBP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSBP
Destination airport nameSan Luis County Regional Airport
CitySan Luis Obispo, CA
Countrythe United States


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