The cheapest times to fly from LEX to FAY are

  • mid May
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • July 9th to September 23rd (except the weeks of July 16th, July 30th, and August 27th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 LEX to FAY is early December. Prices can be as high as $503 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Fayetteville, NC (FAY) will usually cost between $245 to $379 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $347. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $78 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $285 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to FAY flight.

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

LEX to FAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to FAY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above 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 $92 (27%) 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 $255. Return trip prices are from the FAY to LEX 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 LEX to FAY 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 40 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 LEX to FAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 10.53% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to EWN flights

Destination alternative #2: Albert J Ellis Airport (OAJ) in Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 5.96% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to OAJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 3.51% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 2.81% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to ILM flights

Destination alternative #5: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 0.70% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to FLO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to FAY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 381 miles or 613 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to FAY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to FAY flight is about 1 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Fayetteville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LEX to FAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLEX
Origination airport nameBlue Grass Airport
CityLexington, KY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFAY
Destination airport nameFayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
CityFayetteville, NC
Countrythe United States


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