The cheapest times to fly from EAU to FWA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of January 15th)
  • July 23rd to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 EAU to FWA is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $636 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $346 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Eau Claire, WI (EAU) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $346 to $610 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $354. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $606. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $252 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $503 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EAU to FWA flight.

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

EAU to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EAU to FWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Eau Claire. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.75, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FWA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into EAU. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Wayne, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Eau Claire. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $479. Return trip prices are from the FWA to EAU 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 EAU to FWA 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 44 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 EAU to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 29.03% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EAU to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 24.16% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EAU to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 22.66% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EAU to CMH flights


Flight Hacking EAU to FWA

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 EAU to FWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (EAU > ORD > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $495
  • Average savings: $8 (1.59%)

See EAU to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EAU to FWA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Wayne International Airport to Chippewa Valley Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 416 miles or 669 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EAU to FWA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EAU to FWA flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Eau Claire, WI and Fort Wayne, IN?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EAU
Origination airport name Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
City Eau Claire, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -91.5

Return Airport

Destination code FWA
Destination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2


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