The cheapest times to fly from SYR to YSJ are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • February 26th to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 SYR to YSJ is early December. Prices can be as high as $1143 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $659 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Saint John

Flying from Syracuse, NY (SYR) to Saint John (YSJ) will usually cost between $736 to $1070 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $746. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1048. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $879 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYR to YSJ flight.

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

SYR to YSJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYR to YSJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Syracuse. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.03, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $145 (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 $826. Return trip prices are from the YSJ to SYR 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 SYR to YSJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 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 SYR to YSJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bangor International Airport (BGR) in Bangor, ME

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 64.85% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYR to BGR flights

Destination alternative #2: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 48.18% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYR to YHZ flights

Destination alternative #3: Fredericton International Airport (YFC) in Fredericton

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 0.97% less expensive than YSJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SYR to YFC flights


Flight Hacking SYR to YSJ

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 SYR to YSJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (SYR > BOS > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $512
  • Average savings: $367 (41.75%)

See SYR to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SYR > LGA > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $592
  • Average savings: $288 (32.71%)

See SYR to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (SYR > EWR > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $677
  • Average savings: $203 (23.04%)

See SYR to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SYR to YSJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Saint John Airport to Syracuse Hancock International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 528 miles or 850 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SYR to YSJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYR to YSJ flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Syracuse, NY and Saint John?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SYR to YSJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYR
Origination airport name Syracuse Hancock International Airport
City Syracuse, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -76.1

Return Airport

Destination code YSJ
Destination airport name Saint John Airport
City Saint John
Country Canada
Latitude 45.3
Longitude -65.9


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