The cheapest times to fly from CIU to ELM are

  • March 12th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 16th and May 21st)
  • November 26th to February 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 ELM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1019 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $186 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Elmira

Flying from Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) to Elmira/Corning, NY (ELM) will usually cost between $276 to $879 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $288 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $396 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIU to ELM flight.

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

CIU to ELM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIU to ELM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sault Ste. Marie. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $488 (54%) 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 $386. Return trip prices are from the ELM 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 ELM 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 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Elmira/Corning Regional Airport to Chippewa County International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 470 miles or 756 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIU to ELM flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Sault Ste. Marie, MI and Elmira/Corning, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from CIU to ELM.


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 ELM
Destination airport name Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
City Elmira/Corning, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -76.9


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