The cheapest times to fly from SDF to LFT are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 16th to October 7th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 LFT is early September. Prices can be as high as $818 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Lafayette

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Lafayette, LA (LFT) will usually cost between $273 to $468 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $493. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to LFT flight.

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

SDF to LFT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to LFT 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $115 (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 $282. Return trip prices are from the LFT to SDF 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 SDF to LFT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 10 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 LFT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from LFT
  • Usually 11.13% less expensive than LFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to BTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from LFT
  • Usually 10.06% less expensive than LFT
  • Nonstop flights available

See SDF to MSY flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SDF to LFT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 656 miles or 1056 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SDF to LFT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to LFT flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Lafayette, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from SDF to LFT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SDF
Origination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7

Return Airport

Destination code LFT
Destination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92


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