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The cheapest times to fly from SBN to FWA are

  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • July 30th to September 9th
  • October 15th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 22nd, November 19th, and December 17th)

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 FWA is early November. Prices can be as high as $960 for Sunday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $530 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from South Bend, IN (SBN) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $554 to $652 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 $542. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $641. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $577 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBN to FWA flight.

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

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SBN to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBN to FWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from South Bend. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $4.65, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Wayne, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to South Bend. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $566. Return trip prices are from the FWA to SBN 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 SBN to FWA 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 7 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 SBN to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 66.38% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SBN to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 51.82% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBN to CVG flights

Destination alternative #3: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 44.19% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBN to GRR flights

Destination alternative #4: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 39.34% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBN to IND flights

Destination alternative #5: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 37.61% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBN to MDW flights

 

Flight Hacking SBN to FWA

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 SBN to FWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (SBN > DTW > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $347
  • Average savings: $231 (39.95%)

See SBN to DTW flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg, FL (SBN > PIE > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $480
  • Average savings: $97 (16.81%)

See SBN to PIE flights

Hack #3: Sanford, FL (SBN > SFB > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $60 (10.4%)

See SBN to SFB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SBN to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to South Bend International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 77 miles or 124 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBN to FWA flight is about 1 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between South Bend, IN and Fort Wayne, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SBN to FWA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSBN
Origination airport nameSouth Bend International Airport
CitySouth Bend, IN
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.7
Longitude-86.3

Return Airport

Destination codeFWA
Destination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States
Latitude41
Longitude-85.2

 

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