The cheapest times to fly from FLL to MLI are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • August 6th 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 FLL to MLI is early September. Prices can be as high as $791 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Moline

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Moline, IL (MLI) will usually cost between $254 to $547 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $260. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $496. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to MLI flight.

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

FLL to MLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to MLI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, 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 $150 (35%) 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 $279. Return trip prices are from the MLI to FLL 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 FLL to MLI 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 10 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 FLL to MLI while comparing.

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

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 34.71% less expensive than MLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 18.96% less expensive than MLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to MDW flights

Destination alternative #3: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 3.52% less expensive than MLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to PIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FLL to MLI? 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 Quad City International Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1215 miles or 1955 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FLL to MLI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to MLI flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Moline, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from FLL to MLI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FLL
Origination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1

Return Airport

Destination code MLI
Destination airport name Quad City International Airport
City Moline, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -90.5


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