The cheapest times to fly from RSW to DRS are

  • April 30th to June 3rd
  • October 22nd to December 9th
  • December 24th to April 1st (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 DRS is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1932 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $945 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $964 to $1543 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1002. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1494. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $492 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1157 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to DRS flight.

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

RSW to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DRS, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into RSW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dresden, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Myers. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $163 (13%) 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 $1128. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 3 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 DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 23.56% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to PRG flights


Flight Hacking RSW to DRS

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 RSW to DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (RSW > DUS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $142 (12.28%)

See RSW to DUS flights

Hack #2: Chattanooga, TN (RSW > CHA > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1066
  • Average savings: $91 (7.87%)

See RSW to CHA flights

Hack #3: Munich (RSW > MUC > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1109
  • Average savings: $48 (4.11%)

See RSW to MUC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5037 miles or 8106 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to DRS flight is about 10 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from RSW to DRS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport


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