The cheapest times to fly from SEA to FWA are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 20th to November 18th
  • early December

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 FWA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1006 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $297 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $307 to $638 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 $327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $634. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $307 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to FWA flight.

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

SEA to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to FWA 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 $0.15, which is far below 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 $163 (30%) 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 $372. Return trip prices are from the FWA 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 FWA 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 21 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 FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 27.71% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to IND flights

Destination alternative #2: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 25.88% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to CMH flights

Destination alternative #3: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 22.23% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to CVG flights

Destination alternative #4: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 17.67% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to AZO flights

Destination alternative #5: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.13% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to GRR flights

Destination alternative #6: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 15.39% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to DAY flights


Flight Hacking SEA to FWA

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 SEA to FWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (SEA > ORD > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $434
  • Average savings: $5 (1.03%)

See SEA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1872 miles or 3013 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to FWA flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Fort Wayne, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SEA to FWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeFWA
Destination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States


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