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Cheap Flights to Marathon
|Popular in||August||High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||February||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£438||Average for round-trip flights in September 2020|
|Round-trip from||£303||From London to Key West|
Cheapest prices for Marathon flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Marathon?
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LON - EYW
£407 - £921
25 - 33 °C
29 - 167 mm
As a tropical destination, the Florida Keys have distinct seasons, but are warm all year round with temperatures ranging from a glorious 18 – 32 degrees Celsius. Generally, the best season to visit is between December and May, when the weather will be hot, 19 – 24 degrees, (but not too hot) and dry. The rains come in July and August, but this can be a great time to secure discounted accommodation and cheap flights to Marathon. Major events like the Fantasy Fest, held in October, can bring larger crowds, so bargain hunters should avoid those times. The Fantasy Fest is an annual 10- day adult -themed party in paradise which sees revellers flock on flights to Marathon from all over the world to party at one of the wildest and fun loving events across the globe. Expect to see the streets bursting with costumes, parades, drinks and excitement!
When is the best time to book a flight to Marathon?
The price you pay for your flight to Marathon may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 14 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Marathon?
The cheapest flights to Marathon are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Marathon?
Marathon flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.
The resort town of Marathon is at the heart of the Florida Keys, one of America’s great beach destinations and is ideal for sunbathers, fishing lovers and water sports fans alike.
The Florida Keys face onto both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, providing them with access to extraordinarily fertile fishing grounds. Charter a sport fishing craft and head out for the trip of a lifetime, trying to catch species like swordfish and marlin.
The Keys are also blessed with abundant wildlife. Head to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon to learn about some of the region’s famous inhabitants or visit the magical exhibits at Crane Point, where experts have created a complete coral reef cave to show how the fishes and corals of the ocean live.
Visitors who take flights to Marathon can enrol on dolphin watching cruises, snorkel on the pristine reefs or take the plunge with a full scuba diving course. Hire kayaks and sedately meander around the coast of the keys or just spend your holiday lazily soaking up the Florida sunshine at well-managed and safe sites like Sombrero Beach.
One of the great perks of visiting Marathon is the food. With so much ocean life in the nearby waters, the seafood of the Keys is incredible, so tuck into shrimp, crab claws – and whatever you can catch yourself.
Slightly away from the town, the Keys have plenty to offer, and visitors will never be bored. See the underwater sculptures and marine life at John Pennekamp State Park or enjoy an evening at the restaurants and bars of vibrant Key West before returning to the relaxing surroundings of Marathon. And, if you rent a car, the casinos, parties and beaches of Miami are just a few hours away, making a day trip simple to arrange.
Renting a car is by far the best option to get around Marathan, as the beaches and towns of the Keys are spread out along a chain of islands, and visitors may well want to drive to attractions like the Everglades, Miami or even Walt Disney World. Within Marathon itself, cycling is a great alternative (as the islands are extremely flat) and, of course, you can hop between marinas by boat with ease.
Getting from the Airport to the City
Once your flight to Marathon lands, there are no scheduled bus services from Florida Keys Marathon airport (MTH), but you can easily get into town. Just rent a car in advance with one of the major rental outlets present in town, and your vehicle will be ready to pick up upon arrival. Alternatively, book a taxi with one of many local firms, or check to see whether your hotel offers a shuttle bus service, as many local hotels do so.