The cheapest times to fly from SEA to AEX are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 SEA to AEX is late January. Prices can be as high as $867 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $299 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Alexandria

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Alexandria, LA (AEX) will usually cost between $308 to $583 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $313. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $578. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $266 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $370 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to AEX flight.

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

SEA to AEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to AEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $139 (29%) 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 $332. Return trip prices are from the AEX to SEA 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 SEA to AEX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 26 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 SEA to AEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 3.78% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to LFT flights

Destination alternative #2: Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) in Shreveport, LA

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 7.84% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to SHV flights

Destination alternative #3: Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) in Lake Charles, LA

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 3.38% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to LCH flights

Destination alternative #4: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 1.62% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to BTR flights

Destination alternative #5: Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) in Monroe, LA

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 0.81% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to MLU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to AEX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Alexandria International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1921 miles or 3092 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to AEX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to AEX flight is about 4 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Alexandria, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SEA to AEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSEA
Origination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAEX
Destination airport nameAlexandria International Airport
CityAlexandria, LA
Countrythe United States


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