The cheapest times to fly from FLL to SLK are

  • February 12th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SLK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $936 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $384 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Saranac Lake

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY (SLK) will usually cost between $425 to $789 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $424. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $725. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $301 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $563 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to SLK flight.

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

FLL to SLK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to SLK flight is 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 $0.27, 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 $173 (26%) 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 $496. Return trip prices are from the SLK 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 SLK 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 20 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 SLK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 46.89% less expensive than SLK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to BTV flights

Destination alternative #2: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 49.56% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to SYR flights

Destination alternative #3: Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montreal

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 40.23% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to YUL flights

Destination alternative #4: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 45.74% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to ALB flights

Destination alternative #5: Watertown International Airport (ART) in Watertown, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 39.61% less expensive than SLK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to ART flights

Destination alternative #6: Ogdensburg International Airport (OGS) in Ogdensburg, NY

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 17.05% less expensive than SLK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to OGS flights


Flight Hacking FLL to SLK

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 SLK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (FLL > BOS > SLK)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $59 (10.48%)

See FLL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adirondack Regional Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1308 miles or 2105 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to SLK flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY?

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


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 SLK
Destination airport name Adirondack Regional Airport
City Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 44.4
Longitude -74.2


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