The cheapest times to fly from MEM to YAM are

  • January 1st to April 15th (except the weeks of February 5th, March 5th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, and 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 MEM to YAM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $911 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $512 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Sault Ste. Marie (YAM) will usually cost between $538 to $791 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $798. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $640 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to YAM flight.

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

MEM to YAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to YAM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YAM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEM. 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 $59 (9%) 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 $650. Return trip prices are from the YAM to MEM 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 MEM to YAM 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 30 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 MEM to YAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 47.19% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to TVC flights


Flight Hacking MEM to YAM

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 MEM to YAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (MEM > YYZ > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $543
  • Average savings: $97 (15.16%)

See MEM to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MEM to YAM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sault Ste. Marie Airport to Memphis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 840 miles or 1352 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MEM to YAM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to YAM flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Sault Ste. Marie?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MEM to YAM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

Return Airport

Destination code YAM
Destination airport name Sault Ste. Marie Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie
Country Canada
Latitude 46.5
Longitude -84.5


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