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The cheapest times to fly from RSW to CMH are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 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 RSW to CMH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $762 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $206 for Tuesday flights around mid November.

 

When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $235 to $461 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $257 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to CMH flight.

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

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RSW to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to CMH 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 $0.17, 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 $92 (26%) 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 $252. Return trip prices are from the CMH 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 CMH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 40 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 CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 15.34% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 7.77% less expensive than CMH
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to DAY flights

Destination alternative #3: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 5.44% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to CLE flights

Destination alternative #4: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 2.33% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See RSW to PIT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 932 miles or 1500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to CMH flight is about 2 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from RSW to CMH.

 

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 CMH
Destination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from RSW to CMH tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 34% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CMH heading for RSW about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, OH is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 14 minutes late
  • Republic: 1 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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