The cheapest times to fly from SBN to FSD are

  • January 1st to April 8th (except the weeks of February 19th, March 5th, and March 26th)
  • late April
  • June 18th to July 29th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 16th)
  • October 22nd 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 SBN to FSD is late January. Prices can be as high as $630 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from South Bend, IN (SBN) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $298 to $522 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $332. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $546. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $214 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBN to FSD flight.

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

SBN to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBN to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from South Bend. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Sioux Falls, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to South Bend. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (29%) 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 $318. Return trip prices are from the FSD to SBN 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 SBN to FSD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SBN to FSD? 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 Joe Foss Field Airport to South Bend International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 545 miles or 877 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SBN to FSD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBN to FSD flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between South Bend, IN and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SBN to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SBN
Origination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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