The cheapest times to fly from FLL to RSW are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 RSW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1406 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $262 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $316 to $703 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $753. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $463 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $500 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to RSW flight.

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

FLL to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to RSW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.99, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RSW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FLL. 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 $90 (17%) 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 $453. Return trip prices are from the RSW 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 RSW 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 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 RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Key West International Airport (EYW) in Key West, FL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 71.40% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to EYW flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 69.40% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 68.20% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 5.80% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to MLB flights


Flight Hacking FLL to RSW

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 FLL to RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (FLL > ATL > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $420
  • Average savings: $80 (16%)

See FLL to ATL flights

Hack #2: Cincinnati, OH (FLL > CVG > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $431
  • Average savings: $70 (13.9%)

See FLL to CVG flights

Hack #3: Greensboro/High Point, NC (FLL > GSO > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $437
  • Average savings: $64 (12.7%)

See FLL to GSO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FLL to RSW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 104 miles or 167 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to RSW flight is about 1 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from FLL to RSW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFLL
Origination airport nameFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRSW
Destination airport nameSouthwest Florida International Airport
CityFort Myers, FL
Countrythe United States


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