The cheapest times to fly from USM to FLL are

  • February 5th to June 24th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 23rd, and May 21st)
  • October 8th to November 4th

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 USM to FLL is early May. Prices can be as high as $5625 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1647 for Wednesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Koh Samui (USM) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $1712 to $5113 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1832. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $4957. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3126 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3217 can be considered a good price for a round-trip USM to FLL flight.

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

USM to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the USM to FLL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Ko Samui. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FLL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into USM. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Lauderdale, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Ko Samui. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1193 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2869. Return trip prices are from the FLL to USM 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 USM to FLL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 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 USM to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 42.68% less expensive than FLL
  • 2-layover flights available

See USM to MIA flights


Flight Hacking USM to FLL

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 USM to FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (USM > LAX > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1449
  • Average savings: $1769 (54.97%)

See USM to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (USM > HKG > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1460
  • Average savings: $1757 (54.62%)

See USM to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (USM > SFO > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1473
  • Average savings: $1745 (54.23%)

See USM to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from USM to FLL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Samui Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9974 miles or 16052 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from USM to FLL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop USM to FLL flight is about 18 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Koh Samui and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from USM to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code USM
Origination airport name Samui Airport
City Koh Samui
Country Thailand
Latitude 9.5
Longitude 100.1

Return Airport

Destination code FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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