The cheapest times to fly from SXM to DAY are

  • April 23rd to August 5th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • December 24th to February 18th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 5th)

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 SXM to DAY is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1182 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $585 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Dayton

Flying from Philipsburg (SXM) to Dayton, OH (DAY) will usually cost between $684 to $894 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $679. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $901. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SXM to DAY flight.

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

SXM to DAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SXM to DAY flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sint Maarten. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $124 (15%) 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 $679. Return trip prices are from the DAY to SXM 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 SXM to DAY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 31 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 SXM to DAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 1.17% less expensive than DAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to SDF flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 0.29% less expensive than DAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to FWA flights


Flight Hacking SXM to DAY

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 SXM to DAY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SXM > FLL > DAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $88 (12.83%)

See SXM to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SXM > MIA > DAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $600
  • Average savings: $87 (12.61%)

See SXM to FLL flights

Hack #3: Raleigh/Durham, NC (SXM > RDU > DAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $81 (11.73%)

See SXM to RDU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SXM to DAY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, Winair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from James M Cox/Dayton International Airport to Princess Juliana International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1966 miles or 3164 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SXM to DAY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SXM to DAY flight is about 4 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Philipsburg and Dayton, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from SXM to DAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SXM
Origination airport name Princess Juliana International Airport
City Philipsburg
Country Sint Maarten
Latitude 18
Longitude -63.1

Return Airport

Destination code DAY
Destination airport name James M Cox/Dayton International Airport
City Dayton, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -84.2


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