The cheapest times to fly from EYW to PIA are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 16th and May 14th)
  • July 9th to October 7th

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 EYW to PIA is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $876 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Peoria

Flying from Key West, FL (EYW) to Peoria, IL (PIA) will usually cost between $315 to $721 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 $317. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $486 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EYW to PIA flight.

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

EYW to PIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EYW to PIA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Key West. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 $228 (38%) 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 $374. Return trip prices are from the PIA to EYW 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 EYW to PIA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 9 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 EYW to PIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 18.64% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See EYW to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 17.10% less expensive than PIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EYW to STL flights

Destination alternative #3: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 0.10% less expensive than PIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EYW to BMI flights


Flight Hacking EYW to PIA

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 EYW to PIA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (EYW > FLL > PIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $459
  • Average savings: $27 (5.56%)

See EYW to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EYW to PIA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Downing – Peoria International Airport to Key West International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1203 miles or 1936 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EYW to PIA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EYW to PIA flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Key West, FL and Peoria, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from EYW to PIA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeEYW
Origination airport nameKey West International Airport
CityKey West, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePIA
Destination airport nameGeneral Downing – Peoria International Airport
CityPeoria, IL
Countrythe United States


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