The cheapest times to fly from SFB to ELM are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 16th to September 30th (except the week of August 27th)
  • October 22nd to November 11th

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 ELM is early August. Prices can be as high as $446 for Thursday flights during early February, or as low as $158 for Wednesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Elmira

Flying from Sanford, FL (SFB) to Elmira/Corning, NY (ELM) will usually cost between $177 to $377 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early February, with an average price of $373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $247 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFB to ELM flight.

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

SFB to ELM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFB to ELM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Elmira, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Orlando. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (31%) 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 $229. Return trip prices are from the ELM 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 ELM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 42 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 ELM while comparing.

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

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 16.02% less expensive than ELM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to MDT flights

Destination alternative #2: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 12.17% less expensive than ELM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to ROC flights

Destination alternative #3: Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) in Niagara Falls, NY

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 10.14% less expensive than ELM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to IAG flights

Destination alternative #4: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 9.94% less expensive than ELM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to ABE flights

Destination alternative #5: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 1.42% less expensive than ELM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFB to SYR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: AIRDIALOG, Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Elmira/Corning Regional Airport to Orlando Sanford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 956 miles or 1539 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFB to ELM flight is about 2 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Sanford, FL and Elmira/Corning, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from SFB to ELM.


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 ELM
Destination airport name Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
City Elmira/Corning, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -76.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SFB to ELM tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 48% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ELM heading for SFB about 3 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Elmira/Corning, NY is about 6 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 3 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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