The cheapest times to fly from CVG to PIE are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 CVG to PIE is late January. Prices can be as high as $467 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $128 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Cincinnati, OH (CVG) to St. Petersburg, FL (PIE) will usually cost between $144 to $310 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $148. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $382. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $234 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $196 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CVG to PIE flight.

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

CVG to PIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CVG to PIE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cincinnati. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PIE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CVG. 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 $35 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $191. Return trip prices are from the PIE to CVG 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 CVG to PIE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 23 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from CVG to PIE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from PIE
  • Usually 4.59% less expensive than PIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CVG to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PIE
  • Usually 1.79% less expensive than PIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CVG to PGD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CVG to PIE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from St Pete Clearwater International Airport to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 778 miles or 1252 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CVG to PIE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CVG to PIE flight is about 2 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Cincinnati, OH and St. Petersburg, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from CVG to PIE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CVG
Origination airport name Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City Cincinnati, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39
Longitude -84.7

Return Airport

Destination code PIE
Destination airport name St Pete Clearwater International Airport
City St. Petersburg, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 27.9
Longitude -82.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CVG to PIE tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 48% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PIE heading for CVG about 1 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in St. Petersburg, FL is about 2 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 1 minutes early


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