The cheapest times to fly from CSX to SMI are

  • March 19th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to August 5th
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 CSX to SMI is mid December. Prices can be as high as $7512 for Thursday flights during mid January, or as low as $4343 for Tuesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Changsha (CSX) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $4450 to $7460 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $4450. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $6448. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1998 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4781 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CSX to SMI flight.

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

CSX to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CSX to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Changsha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.61, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $621 (11%) 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 $4563. Return trip prices are from the SMI to CSX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CSX to SMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CSX to SMI

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 CSX to SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (CSX > ATH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $3792 (79.31%)

See CSX to DUS flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (CSX > DUS > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1146
  • Average savings: $3635 (76.03%)

See CSX to ATH flights

Hack #3: Brussels (CSX > BRU > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1149
  • Average savings: $3632 (75.97%)

See CSX to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CSX to SMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, EgyptAir, Etihad, Hainan, Lufthansa, Olympic, Shenzhen, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Samos Airport to Huanghua Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4870 miles or 7837 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CSX to SMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CSX to SMI flight is about 9 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Changsha and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from CSX to SMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCSX
Origination airport nameHuanghua Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSMI
Destination airport nameSamos Airport


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