The cheapest times to fly from SFB to ABE are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 1st to November 4th (except the week of October 15th)

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 SFB to ABE is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $439 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $138 for Wednesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Allentown

Flying from Sanford, FL (SFB) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) will usually cost between $164 to $352 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $178. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $357. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $179 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $222 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFB to ABE flight.

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

SFB to ABE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFB to ABE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $44 (17%) 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 $214. Return trip prices are from the ABE to SFB 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 SFB to ABE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 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 SFB to ABE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 6.76% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to MDT flights

Destination alternative #2: Hagerstown Regional-Richard A. Henson Field Airport (HGR) in Hagerstown, MD

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 4.05% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to HGR flights

Destination alternative #3: Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 3.15% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to SWF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFB to ABE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lehigh Valley International Airport to Orlando Sanford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 883 miles or 1421 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFB to ABE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFB to ABE flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Sanford, FL and Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from SFB to ABE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFB
Origination airport name Orlando Sanford International Airport
City Sanford, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.8
Longitude -81.2

Return Airport

Destination code ABE
Destination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SFB to ABE tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 43% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABE heading for SFB about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: on time


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