Cheap Flights To Sanibel (FMY) Starting at $24

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Cheap Flights to Sanibel from $24 One Way, $48 Round Trip

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Sanibel RSW Flight Information

Traveling To
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines
Flight Price
Earliest Departing Flight
AA 2192 11:05AM EDT
Latest Departing Flight
B6 481 Oct 9 12:06PM EDT


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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Sanibel?
For the latest flight information to Sanibel, visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and whether you’ll need to quarantine when you land.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
The majority of airlines will make an allowance for changes due to COVID-19. To know for certain, browse through your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions before booking. You can also navigate to our Customer Service Portal for more information.
Which airlines fly to Sanibel?
With 20 airlines servicing Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW), a major gateway to Sanibel, the choice is yours. Land a fabulous deal among these well-known international carriers that’ll get you to this city:

  • Air Canada - 12 flights to Sanibel per month
  • EW Discover - 3 flights to Sanibel per month
  • WestJet - 3 flights to Sanibel per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Sanibel?
Be on the lookout for an amazing flight deal to Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW). It’s the city’s main airport and is located roughly 20 miles east of the center. Once you’ve grabbed your bags, it won’t be long before you’re discovering the best of Sanibel.
How much is a flight to Sanibel?
Prices for round-trip flights started as low as $48 this past week to Sanibel, and rose as high as $86. Passengers flying out of Minneapolis (MSP) managed to land one-way flights from just $24.
How to book the cheapest flight to Sanibel?
Landing cheap flights to Sanibel is as easy as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d love to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Depending on where you’re departing from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Sometimes, alternative departure points will have more competitive fares.
  • If you’re flexible with when you fly out, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll show the flight deals for the days around your selected departure. Ticket prices often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the biggest savings, so book your tickets the moment you know your travel dates. The cheapest fares get snapped up first and prices normally climb as the departure date nears.
  • Think about bundling your flights, hotels and car rental into a package with Orbitz to get more for your money.
  • If you can, don’t travel in peak seasons. Airfares are often at their highest during school breaks, summer and other vacation periods like Thanksgiving and Christmas.

How long is a flight to Sanibel?
Your point of origin, your departure airport and if you travel nonstop — flight times depend on a lot of factors. But we’ve made life simple and put together the average times for three popular routes to Sanibel:

  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 1 hour and 46 minutes
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) to Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 2 hours and 51 minutes
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 2 hours and 53 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Sanibel?
If possible, purchase your flights to Sanibel in January. This is the best month for low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of organizing, you’re guaranteed to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Sanibel?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days to purchase fares to Sanibel. The vacation of your dreams starts with an unbeatable flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Sanibel?
Everyone loves saving money, so we recommend setting off earlier in the week for cheap flights to Sanibel. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can get the best prices on flights that depart on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next most affordable day, while Saturdays are likely to cost an arm and a leg. Many people like to start their trip at the end of the week, so leave those Saturdays for catching up with pals.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Sanibel?
To land cheap flights to Sanibel, you should fly out in August. If saving on your plane ticket is your top priority, Orbitz data has found that this is generally an excellent month to travel. June is when fares are at their peak.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
We understand that plans can change and flexibility matters. That’s why you can search for flights that have free cancellation and no change fees on Orbitz. Just click on “Filter by flexible change policies” and we’ll find you fares with more flexibility than a lollipop left in the sun!
What do I need for the flight to Sanibel?
Flying doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact it can be fun with a bit of pre-planning! Make your trip a relaxing one with these handy hints:

  • Your travel documents are the most important items you’ll need to take with you on your flight to Sanibel. To avoid any problems during check-in, make sure that the name on your ticket is the same as on your government-issued ID.
  • Make time fly by even faster on your short flight by packing the right things. Think snacks, a water bottle and entertainment. If you’d like your journey to Sanibel to go nice and quietly, toss some noise-canceling headphones in your carry-on bag too.
  • Whatever the temperature is doing outside, plane cabins can get chilly. Take a sweater on board to keep yourself nice and toasty.

How many direct flights are there to Sanibel?
At the moment, there are 188 direct flights each month to Sanibel. When it comes to airlines that will fly you there, you’ve got loads of choice. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are among the most popular. JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Frontier Airlines are other reliable carriers with nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Sanibel?
If you think a first or business-class airfare is out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some terrific tips to help you nab a premium flight to Sanibel for a whole lot less:

  • Flexibility is important. By being open to other travel dates, you’ll have more chances of picking up a great deal on your airfares.
  • Budget airlines offer first or business-class seating at a fraction of the usual price. Ditch the full-service carriers and look into these cheaper options.
  • Take advantage of your airline’s flight rewards program and use points to upgrade your seat. You can also bid for an upgrade in an online auction if available.

How to get into Sanibel from the airport?
Leave arrivals, jump into the driver’s seat of a Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) car rental and drive directly into downtown Sanibel. Dollar has an on-site branch where you can pick up an awesome set of wheels right at Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW). You’ll find the bustling center of Sanibel 20 miles away to the west. Don’t want the headache of paying for parking downtown? Then taxi into the city and enjoy the first few days exploring Sanibel under your own steam instead. Afterward, you can still head further afield by renting a car directly from the city center with one of our Sanibel car rentals. With Orbitz, you can have it all!
What is the best time to go to Sanibel?
Anytime is a great time to vacation in Sanibel, though are the busiest months. Like most places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer kicks off June 20. If you’d like to spend most of your days in a lightweight top than a winter coat, this time of year may be perfect for you. Expect average daily highs of 90undefined and nightly lows around 80undefined.
Travel tips for Sanibel

  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach is one of this busy city’s most popular attractions. Book a hotel close to the center and drop by anytime you like.
  • If you’d love to venture farther afield and check out more Sanibel drawcards, arrange a car rental and hit the road to Barefoot Beach. It won’t take long to get there from the city center.
  • When you’re ready to see more of the splendors of Lee County, hit the road again and take a road trip to Alva. One of the region’s other important cities, the possibilities for fun are endless here.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.