The cheapest times to fly from SDF to TUL are

  • July 23rd to August 19th
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 TUL is early December. Prices can be as high as $711 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $275 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Tulsa

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Tulsa, OK (TUL) will usually cost between $276 to $473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $460. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $141 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $346 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to TUL flight.

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

SDF to TUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to TUL 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 $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TUL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SDF. 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 $103 (25%) 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 $303. Return trip prices are from the TUL 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 TUL 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 1 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 TUL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from TUL
  • Usually 17.51% less expensive than TUL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to XNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) in Joplin, MO

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from TUL
  • Usually 10.85% less expensive than TUL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to JLN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tulsa International Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 575 miles or 925 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to TUL flight is about 2 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Tulsa, OK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from SDF to TUL.


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 TUL
Destination airport name Tulsa International Airport
City Tulsa, OK
Country the United States
Latitude 36.2
Longitude -95.9


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