The cheapest times to fly from CIU to DAB are

  • April 9th to June 10th
  • October 22nd to March 4th (except the weeks of October 29th, November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, February 5th, and February 12th)

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 CIU to DAB is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1194 for Saturday flights during late March, or as low as $352 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Daytona Beach

Flying from Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) to Daytona Beach, FL (DAB) will usually cost between $405 to $831 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 $426. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $769. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $343 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $573 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIU to DAB flight.

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

CIU to DAB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIU to DAB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sault Ste. Marie. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DAB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CIU. 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 $186 (27%) 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 $496. Return trip prices are from the DAB to CIU 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 CIU to DAB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 8 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 CIU to DAB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from DAB
  • Usually 24.72% less expensive than DAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CIU to JAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from DAB
  • Usually 19.65% less expensive than DAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CIU to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from DAB
  • Usually 18.60% less expensive than DAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CIU to TPA flights


Flight Hacking CIU to DAB

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 CIU to DAB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (CIU > DTW > DAB)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $84 (14.67%)

See CIU to DTW flights

Hack #2: Minneapolis, MN (CIU > MSP > DAB)

  • Price for both tickets: $555
  • Average savings: $18 (3.06%)

See CIU to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CIU to DAB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Daytona Beach International Airport to Chippewa County International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1194 miles or 1922 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CIU to DAB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIU to DAB flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Sault Ste. Marie, MI and Daytona Beach, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from CIU to DAB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CIU
Origination airport name Chippewa County International Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.3
Longitude -84.5

Return Airport

Destination code DAB
Destination airport name Daytona Beach International Airport
City Daytona Beach, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 29.2
Longitude -81.1


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