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Where Does Southwest Fly? | Top 5 Destinations

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    Jonathan Chum

Southwest Airlines Co. is a major American airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas and is the world's largest low-cost carrier. Today, there. are many destinations both domestic and international that Southwest flies to.

Where does Southwest fly?

Southwest flights are notorious cheap. If you are looking to plan a trip anytime soon, make sure to checkout Southwest's website.

Many online travel agencies such as Google Flights or Kayak does not surface Southwest Flights which you maybe missing out on some great deals.

Southwest Flights In The United States

Southwest Airlines - Route Map

Southwest operates in many domestic hubs which makes it very easy to find flights if you live near to one of the following major operating bases:

  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Chicago-Midway
  • Dallas-Love
  • Denver
  • Houston-Hobby
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Oakland
  • Orlando
  • Phoenix-Sky Harbor

These hubs have dedicated terminals for Southwest with many flights per day.

If you don't live near these hubs, Southwest also have flights from regional airports.

Some of the major regional airports:

  • Salt Lake City
  • San Francisco
  • Long Beach
  • West Palm Beach
  • LaGuardia
  • Philadelphia

To lookup more where Southwest flies to, check out the Southwest Route Search Tool.

Southwest to Hawaii Update

If you are wondering is Southwest flying to Hawaii? The short answer is YES!

In 2019, Southwest will have flights operating to Hawaii from four California cities:

  • Oakland (OAK)
  • San Diego (SAN)
  • San Jose (SJC)
  • Sacramento (SMF)

In Hawaii, Southwest will fly to the following cities:

  • Honolulu (HNL) on Oahu
  • Kahului (OGG) on Maui
  • Kona (KOA) on the Island of Hawaii
  • Lihue (LIH) on Kauai

Where does Southwest fly in the Caribbean?

If you are looking to get away and fly some where tropical, Southwest flies into many places around the Caribbean.

Currently Southwest Airlines services flights to:

  • Aruba
  • Belize City
  • Grand Cayman
  • Havana
  • Montego Bay
  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Punta Cana
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Turks and Caicos

Where does Southwest fly in Central America?

Southwest also services to airports in Central America including Belize City in Belize, Liberia and San Jose in Costa Rica.

Does Southwest Fly to Mexico?

Among the 14 international destinations, Southwest flies to Mexico including:

  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Mexico City
  • Cancun

You can score a non-stop Southwest flight to Cabo departing from:

  • Houston
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • San Diego
  • Orange County
  • Los Angeles
  • Oakland
  • San Jose
  • Sacramento

Where Southwest Doesn't Fly? (As of Yet)

Beyond servicing travelers in United States, Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico, Southwest doesn't fly anywhere else.

If you are looking to fly to another destination, there are many other budget carriers depending on your destination into Canada, Europe, Asia, and/or South America.


How many destinations does Southwest fly to?

Southwest services 102 destinations across the United States and 10 additional countries

What day are Southwest flights cheapest?

The best time to purchase tickets on Southwest varies a little. Generally, fares published on Tuesday at 3PM EST is when airline will try to match other airlines that publish last minute fare deals.

Make sure you to set a fare deal alert as you could be saving a lot of money on flights.

What if your Southwest flight gets cheaper?

If your Southwest flight drops, you may receive a Travel Funds credit or your points back depending on how the fare was purchased.

If you paid in cash, you'll receive Travel Funds credit on the difference.