cmi-to-rsw

 

The cheapest times to fly from CMI to RSW are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to June 24th (except the week of May 7th)
  • early to mid July
  • August 6th to September 30th

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 CMI to RSW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $857 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $305 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Champaign/Urbana, IL (CMI) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $327 to $588 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 $322. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $329 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMI to RSW flight.

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

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CMI to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMI to RSW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Champaign. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 $106 (22%) 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 $356. Return trip prices are from the RSW to CMI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CMI 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 2 hour 47 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 CMI to RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 6.99% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMI to TPA flights

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

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 0.14% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMI to MCO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to University of Illinois/Willard Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1005 miles or 1617 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMI to RSW flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Champaign/Urbana, IL and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from CMI to RSW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CMI
Origination airport name University of Illinois/Willard Airport
City Champaign/Urbana, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -88.3

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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