The cheapest times to fly from PBI to SMR are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

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 PBI to SMR is early February. Prices can be as high as $2832 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $791 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Santa Marta

Flying from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) to Santa Marta (SMR) will usually cost between $793 to $2210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $793. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2517. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1724 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PBI to SMR flight.

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

PBI to SMR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PBI to SMR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from West Palm Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above 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 to Santa Marta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to West Palm Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $225 (17%) 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 $1026. Return trip prices are from the SMR to PBI 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 PBI to SMR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 2 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 PBI to SMR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Nunez Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 11.92% less expensive than SMR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PBI to CTG flights

Destination alternative #2: Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) in Riohacha

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 4.57% less expensive than SMR
  • 2-layover flights available

See PBI to RCH flights


Flight Hacking PBI to SMR

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 PBI to SMR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (PBI > BOG > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $870
  • Average savings: $28 (3.12%)

See PBI to BOG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PBI to SMR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Simon Bolivar Airport to Palm Beach International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1141 miles or 1836 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PBI to SMR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PBI to SMR flight is about 3 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL and Santa Marta?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePBI
Origination airport namePalm Beach International Airport
CityWest Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSMR
Destination airport nameSimon Bolivar Airport
CitySanta Marta


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