The cheapest times to fly from SYD to RSW are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 SYD to RSW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2739 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $877 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $911 to $1927 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $906. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2369. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to RSW flight.

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

SYD to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to RSW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $175 (10%) 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 $1162. Return trip prices are from the RSW to SYD 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 SYD to RSW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 40 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 SYD to RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 3.50% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 3.08% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to MIA flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 0.37% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to TPA flights


Flight Hacking SYD to RSW

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 SYD to RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SYD > LAX > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1057
  • Average savings: $144 (12%)

See SYD to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SYD > SFO > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1172
  • Average savings: $29 (2.42%)

See SYD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Brisbane (SYD > BNE > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1190
  • Average savings: $11 (0.87%)

See SYD to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SYD to RSW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Qantas, Qatar Airways, United, Virgin Australia, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9268 miles or 14915 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SYD to RSW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to RSW flight is about 17 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from SYD to RSW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

Return Airport

Destination code RSW
Destination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8


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