The cheapest times to fly from FWA to RSW are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • July 9th to September 30th (except the weeks of July 16th and July 30th)

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 FWA to RSW is early September. Prices can be as high as $753 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $255 to $489 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 $249. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $576. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $327 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $299 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to RSW flight.

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

FWA to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to RSW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, 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 $85 (23%) 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 RSW to FWA 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 FWA 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 2 hour 49 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 FWA to RSW while comparing.

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

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 22.74% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See FWA to PIE flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 10.70% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda, FL

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 9.53% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See FWA to PGD flights

Destination alternative #4: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 2.68% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1017 miles or 1637 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to RSW flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from FWA to RSW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FWA
Origination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2

Return Airport

Destination code RSW
Destination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8


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