The cheapest times to fly from SCO to YYD are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • February 12th to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 27th
  • July 16th to October 7th (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 20th)

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 SCO to YYD is late April. Prices can be as high as $12000 for Monday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1792 for Sunday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Smithers

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Smithers (YYD) will usually cost between $2277 to $8375 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $4171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $7266. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3095 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5908 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to YYD flight.

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

SCO to YYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to YYD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYD, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays 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 $4170 (51%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5196. Return trip prices are from the YYD to SCO 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 SCO to YYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 5 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 SCO to YYD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Terrace Airport (YXT) in Terrace

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from YYD
  • Usually 4.99% less expensive than YYD
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to YXT flights


Flight Hacking SCO to YYD

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 SCO to YYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (SCO > DEN > YYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $3966
  • Average savings: $1942 (32.87%)

See SCO to SWA flights

Hack #2: Shantou (SCO > SWA > YYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $4423
  • Average savings: $1485 (25.13%)

See SCO to DEN flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (SCO > SEA > YYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $5556
  • Average savings: $352 (5.95%)

See SCO to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to YYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Asiana, Belavia, British Airways, CMA, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Smithers Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5616 miles or 9038 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to YYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to YYD flight is about 11 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Smithers?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SCO to YYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

Destination code YYD
Destination airport name Smithers Airport
City Smithers
Country Canada
Latitude 54.8
Longitude -127.2


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