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The cheapest times to fly from FWA to SBN are

  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 15th to March 11th (except the week of December 17th)

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 SBN is late January. Prices can be as high as $1004 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $500 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to South Bend

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to South Bend, IN (SBN) will usually cost between $500 to $667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $500. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1004. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $504 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $564 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to SBN flight.

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

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FWA to SBN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to SBN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $4.55, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to South Bend, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Wayne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $548. Return trip prices are from the SBN to FWA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FWA to SBN 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 7 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 SBN while comparing.

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

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 64.27% less expensive than SBN
  • Nonstop flights available

See FWA to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 53.01% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 48.76% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to MDW flights

Destination alternative #4: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 39.18% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to AZO flights

Destination alternative #5: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 26.95% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to IND flights

 

Flight Hacking FWA to SBN

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 FWA to SBN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (FWA > DTW > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $347
  • Average savings: $218 (38.56%)

See FWA to DTW flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg, FL (FWA > PIE > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $487
  • Average savings: $77 (13.65%)

See FWA to PIE flights

Hack #3: Sanford, FL (FWA > SFB > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $45 (7.98%)

See FWA to SFB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FWA to SBN? 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 South Bend International Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 77 miles or 124 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to SBN flight is about 1 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and South Bend, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from FWA to SBN.

 

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 SBN
Destination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3

 

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