Still trying to figure out when to get out of town for Christmas? *

Since you’ve waited so long, (ahem)…. at this point, you’re best off flying right after Santa is finished delivering toys if you want to spend less and not have to contend with the crowds.

  • Busiest departure days: Friday Dec 22 and Saturday December 23 (47 percent)
  • Least busy departure date: Monday, Christmas Day (1 percent)
  • Most expensive departure day: Wednesday Dec 20 ($480 average)
  • Least expensive: Christmas Day ($374 average, $100 savings over most expensive departure day)
*Data provided by