The cheapest times to fly from PHX to YAM are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 PHX to YAM is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1232 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $478 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Sault Ste. Marie (YAM) will usually cost between $522 to $1076 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $543. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1100. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $557 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $710 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to YAM flight.

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

PHX to YAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to YAM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $116 (14%) 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 $706. Return trip prices are from the YAM to PHX 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 PHX 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 4 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 PHX to YAM while comparing.

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

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 40.42% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to TVC flights

Destination alternative #2: Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 30.56% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to CIU flights

Destination alternative #3: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 35.21% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to MQT flights

Destination alternative #4: Alpena County Regional Airport (APN) in Alpena, MI

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 26.76% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to APN flights

Destination alternative #5: Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport (PLN) in Pellston, MI

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 18.17% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to PLN flights


Flight Hacking PHX 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 PHX to YAM — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $545
  • Average savings: $166 (23.31%)

See PHX to YYZ flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (PHX > LGA > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $702
  • Average savings: $9 (1.2%)

See PHX to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1699 miles or 2734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to YAM flight is about 4 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Sault Ste. Marie?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from PHX to YAM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

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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