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The cheapest times to fly from SEA to PSP are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • November 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, December 24th, February 12th, March 19th, and April 2nd)

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 PSP is late January. Prices can be as high as $753 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $150 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Palm Springs

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Palm Springs, CA (PSP) will usually cost between $152 to $354 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 $159. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $359. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $200 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $228 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to PSP flight.

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

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SEA to PSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to PSP 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 $0.14, 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 $90 (31%) 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 $192. Return trip prices are from the PSP to SEA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SEA to PSP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 46 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SEA to PSP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 22.37% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 21.49% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 13.38% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 10.53% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 9.21% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to ONT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 988 miles or 1590 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to PSP flight is about 2 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Palm Springs, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from SEA to PSP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSEA
Origination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States
Latitude47.5
Longitude-122.3

Return Airport

Destination codePSP
Destination airport namePalm Springs International Airport
CityPalm Springs, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-116.5

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SEA to PSP tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 26% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PSP heading for SEA about 5 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Palm Springs, CA is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Alaska: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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