The cheapest times to fly from TRI to SMI are

  • January 1st to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • March 26th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 16th and April 23rd)
  • June 25th to September 30th (except the weeks of July 16th and September 3rd)
  • October 29th to November 18th (except the week of November 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 TRI to SMI is late March. Prices can be as high as $23800 for Thursday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $3655 for Saturday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $3939 to $20950 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $3923. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $17079. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $13156 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5891 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to SMI flight.

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

TRI to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRI to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3192 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5702. Return trip prices are from the SMI to TRI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TRI to SMI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking TRI to SMI

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 TRI to SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Prague (TRI > PRG > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1256
  • Average savings: $4635 (78.68%)

See TRI to PRG flights

Hack #2: London (TRI > LGW > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1373
  • Average savings: $4519 (76.7%)

See TRI to LGW flights

Hack #3: Munich (TRI > MUC > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1375
  • Average savings: $4516 (76.66%)

See TRI to MUC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TRI to SMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Samos Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5610 miles or 9028 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TRI to SMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to SMI flight is about 11 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from TRI to SMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTRI
Origination airport nameTri Cities Airport
CityBristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSMI
Destination airport nameSamos Airport


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