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The cheapest times to fly from SWF to LEJ are

  • February 5th to July 22nd (except the weeks of February 19th and March 19th)

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 SWF to LEJ is late June. Prices can be as high as $21250 for Tuesday flights during mid December, or as low as $18200 for Monday flights around late June.

 

When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (SWF) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $18200 to $18750 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $18240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $21250. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3010 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $18450 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWF to LEJ flight.

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

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SWF to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWF to LEJ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Newburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.92, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEJ, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SWF. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Leipzig, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Newburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $208 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $18432. Return trip prices are from the LEJ to SWF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SWF to LEJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 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 SWF to LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 69.05% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWF to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.79% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWF to TXL flights

Destination alternative #3: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.52% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWF to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.52% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWF to NUE flights

 

Flight Hacking SWF to LEJ

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 SWF to LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Pittsburgh, PA (SWF > PIT > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1221
  • Average savings: $17229 (93.38%)

See SWF to PIT flights

Hack #2: Columbus, OH (SWF > CMH > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1321
  • Average savings: $17130 (92.84%)

See SWF to CMH flights

Hack #3: Grand Rapids, MI (SWF > GRR > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1347
  • Average savings: $17103 (92.7%)

See SWF to GRR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SWF to LEJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Leipzig Halle Airport to Stewart International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3922 miles or 6312 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SWF to LEJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWF to LEJ flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY and Leipzig?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from SWF to LEJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SWF
Origination airport name Stewart International Airport
City Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 41.5
Longitude -74.1

Return Airport

Destination code LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2

 

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