The cheapest times to fly from ORF to SXM are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 6th to October 7th

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 ORF to SXM is early January. Prices can be as high as $1491 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $612 for Tuesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Sint Maarten

Flying from Norfolk, VA (ORF) to Philipsburg (SXM) will usually cost between $635 to $818 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $637. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $952. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $315 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $660 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORF to SXM flight.

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

ORF to SXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORF to SXM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Norfolk. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $117 (15%) 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 $641. Return trip prices are from the SXM to ORF 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 ORF to SXM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 44 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 ORF to SXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cyril E King Airport (STT) in Charlotte Amalie, VI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SXM
  • Usually 11.06% less expensive than SXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORF to STT flights

Destination alternative #2: Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) in Christiansted, VI

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from SXM
  • Usually 0.38% less expensive than SXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORF to STX flights


Flight Hacking ORF to SXM

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 ORF to SXM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ORF > JFK > SXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $89 (13.48%)

See ORF to JFK flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ORF > BOS > SXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $87 (13.18%)

See ORF to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ORF > LGA > SXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $87 (13.11%)

See ORF to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORF to SXM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, COPA, Delta, United, WestJet, Winair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Princess Juliana International Airport to Norfolk International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1526 miles or 2456 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORF to SXM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORF to SXM flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Norfolk, VA and Philipsburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from ORF to SXM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORF
Origination airport name Norfolk International Airport
City Norfolk, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.9
Longitude -76.2

Return Airport

Destination code SXM
Destination airport name Princess Juliana International Airport
City Philipsburg
Country Sint Maarten
Latitude 18
Longitude -63.1


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