The cheapest times to fly from SDF to BHM are
- May 14th to July 29th
- October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 24th)
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 SDF to BHM is late May. Prices can be as high as $604 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to Birmingham
Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $198 to $397 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $228. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $435. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to BHM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SDF to BHM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SDF to BHM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $92 (28%) 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 $240. Return trip prices are from the BHM to SDF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SDF to BHM 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 34 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 SDF to BHM while comparing.
- 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
- Usually 16.46% less expensive than BHM
- Nonstop flights available
- 135 miles (217 km) away from BHM
- Usually 8.14% less expensive than BHM
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SDF to BHM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 324 miles or 521 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SDF to BHM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to BHM flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Birmingham, AL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from SDF to BHM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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