The cheapest times to fly from SLA to SMI are

  • October 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 22nd, November 5th, December 3rd, and December 10th)

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 SLA to SMI is early May. Prices can be as high as $11400 for Friday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $1781 for Saturday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Salta (SLA) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $6600 to $9280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $6126. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $9531. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3405 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6899 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to SMI flight.

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

SLA to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $624 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6720. Return trip prices are from the SMI to SLA 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 SLA to SMI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 15 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 SLA to SMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santorini Airport (JTR) in Santorini

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 46.50% less expensive than SMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to JTR flights


Flight Hacking SLA to SMI

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 SLA to SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Venice (SLA > VCE > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1367
  • Average savings: $5532 (80.19%)

See SLA to FCO flights

Hack #2: Rome (SLA > FCO > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1568
  • Average savings: $5331 (77.27%)

See SLA to VCE flights

Hack #3: Madrid (SLA > MAD > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1574
  • Average savings: $5325 (77.19%)

See SLA to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLA to SMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, BoA, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Olympic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Samos Airport to Salta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7369 miles or 11859 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLA to SMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to SMI flight is about 14 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SLA to SMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLA
Origination airport nameSalta Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSMI
Destination airport nameSamos Airport


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