The cheapest times to fly from SMI to MXP are

  • August 13th to September 30th (except the week of August 27th)

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 MXP is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $866 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $366 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Samos (SMI) to Milan (MXP) will usually cost between $416 to $703 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $405. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $441 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMI to MXP flight.

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

SMI to MXP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMI to MXP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Samos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Milan, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $433 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $431. Return trip prices are from the MXP 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 MXP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 56 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 SMI to MXP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bologna Airport (BLQ) in Bologna

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from MXP
  • Usually 11.56% less expensive than MXP
  • Nonstop flights available

See SMI to BLQ flights


Flight Hacking SMI to MXP

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 MXP — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $283
  • Average savings: $159 (35.94%)

See SMI to SKG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $333
  • Average savings: $109 (24.6%)

See SMI to ATH flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (SMI > FRA > MXP)

  • Price for both tickets: $406
  • Average savings: $35 (7.94%)

See SMI to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Blue Panorama, CSA, Eurowings, Hainan, Lufthansa, Neos, Olympic, SAS, Smartwings, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1083 miles or 1743 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMI to MXP flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Samos and Milan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SMI to MXP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code MXP
Destination airport name Malpensa Airport
City Milan
Country Italy
Latitude 45.6
Longitude 8.7


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