The cheapest times to fly from RSW to LEJ are

  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 17th and 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 LEJ is early November. Prices can be as high as $2116 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $864 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $948 to $1654 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $953. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1670. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $717 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to LEJ flight.

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

RSW to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to LEJ 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEJ, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into RSW. 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 $196 (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 $1121. Return trip prices are from the LEJ 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 LEJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 55 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 LEJ while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 26.52% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 20.70% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See RSW to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Dresden Airport (DRS) in Dresden

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.87% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to DRS flights

Destination alternative #4: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.62% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to TXL flights


Flight Hacking RSW to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $161 (13.34%)

See RSW to DUS flights

Hack #2: Munich (RSW > MUC > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1085
  • Average savings: $119 (9.85%)

See RSW to MUC flights

Hack #3: Zurich (RSW > ZRH > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1133
  • Average savings: $70 (5.82%)

See RSW to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Austrian, Delta, Eurowings, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4968 miles or 7995 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to LEJ flight is about 9 hour 55 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from RSW to LEJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLEJ
Destination airport nameLeipzig Halle Airport


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