The cheapest times to fly from RSW to ACY are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • July 16th to October 28th
  • early December

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 RSW to ACY is late September. Prices can be as high as $741 for Friday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $187 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Atlantic City

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Atlantic City, NJ (ACY) will usually cost between $200 to $741 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $202. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $696. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $494 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to ACY flight.

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

RSW to ACY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to ACY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $115 (27%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the ACY to RSW 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 RSW to ACY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from RSW to ACY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 27.13% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 35.67% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 24.79% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to PHL flights

Destination alternative #4: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 36.09% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to DCA flights

Destination alternative #5: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 23.97% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to JFK flights

Destination alternative #6: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 21.76% less expensive than ACY
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to AVP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RSW to ACY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Spirit, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Atlantic City International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 984 miles or 1584 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RSW to ACY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to ACY flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Atlantic City, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from RSW to ACY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRSW
Origination airport nameSouthwest Florida International Airport
CityFort Myers, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeACY
Destination airport nameAtlantic City International Airport
CityAtlantic City, NJ
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from RSW to ACY tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 58% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ACY heading for RSW about 4 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlantic City, NJ is about 9 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Spirit: 4 minutes early


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