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The cheapest times to fly from RSW to AEX are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 9th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 16th and May 14th)
  • July 9th to July 29th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 AEX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $616 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Alexandria

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Alexandria, LA (AEX) will usually cost between $282 to $496 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $486. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $148 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $388 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to AEX flight.

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

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RSW to AEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to AEX 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 to Alexandria, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Myers. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $99 (23%) 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 $320. Return trip prices are from the AEX to RSW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RSW to AEX 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 18 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 RSW to AEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 25.77% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to BTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 18.17% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to LFT flights

Destination alternative #3: East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) in Longview, TX

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 11.60% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to GGG flights

Destination alternative #4: Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) in Monroe, LA

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 1.29% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to MLU flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 731 miles or 1176 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to AEX flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Alexandria, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from RSW to AEX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code RSW
Origination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

Return Airport

Destination code AEX
Destination airport name Alexandria International Airport
City Alexandria, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 31.3
Longitude -92.5

 

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