The cheapest times to fly from ODS to SCO are

  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 1st to March 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 ODS to SCO is mid December. Prices can be as high as $2898 for Wednesday flights during late September, or as low as $1538 for Tuesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Odessa (ODS) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $1587 to $2521 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $1751. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $2546. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $795 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1869 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ODS to SCO flight.

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

ODS to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ODS to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Odesa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.15, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCO, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ODS. Wednesdays 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 $220 (11%) 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 $1816. Return trip prices are from the SCO to ODS 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 ODS to SCO 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 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ODS to SCO

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 ODS to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ODS > IST > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $1319 (70.56%)

See ODS to KBP flights

Hack #2: Kiev (ODS > KBP > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $1205 (64.46%)

See ODS to IST flights

Hack #3: Tbilisi (ODS > TBS > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $1132 (60.56%)

See ODS to TBS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ODS to SCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, atlasglobal, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, Onur Air, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Odessa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1008 miles or 1622 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ODS to SCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ODS to SCO flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Odessa and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from ODS to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ODS
Origination airport name Odessa International Airport
City Odessa
Country Ukraine
Latitude 46.4
Longitude 30.7

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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