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The cheapest times to fly from SXM to GRR are

  • April 23rd to August 5th (except the weeks of May 14th and 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 GRR is early August. Prices can be as high as $1265 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $628 for Tuesday flights around early August.

 

When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Philipsburg (SXM) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $684 to $948 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $684. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $939. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $714 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SXM to GRR flight.

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

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SXM to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SXM to GRR 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 $0.21, 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 $133 (16%) 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 $686. Return trip prices are from the GRR to SXM 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 SXM to GRR 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 52 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 GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 11.20% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SXM to ORD flights

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

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 4.20% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to FWA flights

Destination alternative #3: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 4.06% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to FNT flights

Destination alternative #4: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 3.99% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to MDW flights

Destination alternative #5: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 0.84% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SXM to TOL flights

 

Flight Hacking SXM to GRR

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 GRR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SXM > LGA > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $617
  • Average savings: $97 (13.59%)

See SXM to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $94 (13.17%)

See SXM to LGA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SXM > FLL > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $623
  • Average savings: $92 (12.82%)

See SXM to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, COPA, Delta, United, Winair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Princess Juliana International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2159 miles or 3475 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SXM to GRR flight is about 4 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Philipsburg and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SXM to GRR.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSXM
Origination airport namePrincess Juliana International Airport
CityPhilipsburg
CountrySint Maarten
Latitude18
Longitude-63.1

Return Airport

Destination codeGRR
Destination airport nameGerald R. Ford International Airport
CityGrand Rapids, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.9
Longitude-85.5

 

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