The cheapest times to fly from SMI to BTS are

  • August 27th to September 30th

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 SMI to BTS is early September. Prices can be as high as $1006 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $765 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Bratislava

Flying from Samos (SMI) to Bratislava (BTS) will usually cost between $819 to $979 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $830. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $936. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $106 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $876 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMI to BTS flight.

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

SMI to BTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMI to BTS flight is cheaper than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Samos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $61 (7%) 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 $858. Return trip prices are from the BTS to SMI 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 SMI to BTS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 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 SMI to BTS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vienna International Airport (VIE) in Vienna

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from BTS
  • Usually 64.73% less expensive than BTS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SMI to VIE flights

Destination alternative #2: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from BTS
  • Usually 45.21% less expensive than BTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMI to BUD flights


Flight Hacking SMI to BTS

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 SMI to BTS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (SMI > ATH > BTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $221
  • Average savings: $655 (74.77%)

See SMI to SKG flights

Hack #2: Thessaloniki (SMI > SKG > BTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $248
  • Average savings: $628 (71.69%)

See SMI to ATH flights

Hack #3: Bologna (SMI > BLQ > BTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $486
  • Average savings: $391 (44.58%)

See SMI to BLQ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from M R Stefanik Airport to Samos Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 873 miles or 1405 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMI to BTS flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Samos and Bratislava?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SMI to BTS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSMI
Origination airport nameSamos Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBTS
Destination airport nameM R Stefanik Airport


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