The cheapest times to fly from TRS to SMA are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 16th to July 1st
  • November 12th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 TRS to SMA is early February. Prices can be as high as $1322 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $438 for Thursday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Santa Maria Island

Flying from Trieste (TRS) to Santa Maria (SMA) will usually cost between $541 to $1172 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1183. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $745 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $687 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRS to SMA flight.

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

TRS to SMA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRS to SMA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Trieste. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $31 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $714. Return trip prices are from the SMA to TRS 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 TRS to SMA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TRS to SMA

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 TRS to SMA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Munich (TRS > MUC > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $65 (9.46%)

See TRS to FCO flights

Hack #2: Rome (TRS > FCO > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $54 (7.86%)

See TRS to MUC flights

Hack #3: Valencia (TRS > VLC > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $53 (7.71%)

See TRS to VLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TRS to SMA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Azores Airlines, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Maria Airport to Trieste Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2071 miles or 3333 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TRS to SMA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRS to SMA flight is about 4 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Trieste and Santa Maria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from TRS to SMA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRS
Origination airport name Trieste Airport
City Trieste
Country Italy
Latitude 45.8
Longitude 13.5

Return Airport

Destination code SMA
Destination airport name Santa Maria Airport
City Santa Maria
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -25.2


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