The cheapest times to fly from SLC to SMI are

  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 15th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SLC to SMI is mid February. Prices can be as high as $14600 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $5260 for Saturday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $5650 to $6653 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $5765. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $8404. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2639 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6197 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to SMI flight.

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

SLC to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMI. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $308 (5%) 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 $5901. Return trip prices are from the SMI to SLC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLC to SMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 33 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 SLC to SMI while comparing.

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 61.69% less expensive than SMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLC to JTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 56.58% less expensive than SMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLC to JMK flights


Flight Hacking SLC 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 SLC to SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1183
  • Average savings: $5014 (80.91%)

See SLC to VCE flights

Hack #2: Athens (SLC > ATH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1203
  • Average savings: $4994 (80.59%)

See SLC to ATH flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (SLC > AMS > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1227
  • Average savings: $4971 (80.21%)

See SLC to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Samos Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6423 miles or 10337 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to SMI flight is about 12 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SLC to SMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code SMI
Destination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.