The cheapest times to fly from ELM to SFB are

  • January 1st to January 28th
  • July 16th to September 30th (except the weeks of August 20th and August 27th)
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 ELM to SFB is early August. Prices can be as high as $628 for Sunday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $158 for Wednesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Elmira/Corning, NY (ELM) to Sanford, FL (SFB) will usually cost between $177 to $441 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $183. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $464. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELM to SFB flight.

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

ELM to SFB Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Orlando, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Elmira. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (31%) 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 $241. Return trip prices are from the SFB to ELM 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 ELM to SFB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 42 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 ELM to SFB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Pete Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from SFB
  • Usually 3.69% less expensive than SFB
  • Nonstop flights available

See ELM to PIE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ELM to SFB? 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 Orlando Sanford International Airport to Elmira/Corning Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 956 miles or 1539 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELM to SFB flight is about 2 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Elmira/Corning, NY and Sanford, FL?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code SFB
Destination airport name Orlando Sanford International Airport
City Sanford, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.8
Longitude -81.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ELM to SFB tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% 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 SFB heading for ELM about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sanford, FL is about 6 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 1 minutes late


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