The cheapest times to fly from LEX to FLL are

  • January 1st to January 21st
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 FLL is early September. Prices can be as high as $852 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $124 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $172 to $467 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 $217. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $426. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $209 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to FLL flight.

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

LEX to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to FLL 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FLL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. Fridays 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 $79 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $274. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 32 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LEX to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 31.80% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LEX to PGD flights

Destination alternative #2: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 12.30% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to MLB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 866 miles or 1394 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to FLL flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LEX to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LEX to FLL tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 47% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FLL heading for LEX about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Lauderdale, FL is about 34 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 23 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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