From the majestic fjords of Scandinavia to the medieval castles of Central Europe, SAS Scandinavian Airlines can fly you to several European cities this winter or spring for an affordable price. Tickets have been marked down to the airline's hubs in Copenhagen (CPH), Stockholm (ARN), Oslo (OSL), and beyond with flights across Europe as low as $278 roundtrip.

Save even more if you travel with a checked bag. Scandinavian Airlines sells a fare that includes one free checked bag for about $55 more roundtrip than the lowest available hand-luggage only fare. Compare that with the $120-$160 extra that other major carriers usually charge for a standard Economy fare, and you'll save big if you prefer to purchase a classic Economy ticket.

Travel Availability

Below are the advertised rules for this sale, however, most routes only have the lowest fares available through the end of March, with April and May flights available for only $20 more roundtrip.

  • Travel Period: January 8 - May 31, 2020. Flights between March 31 - May 31, 2020, roughly $20 more.
  • Travel Days: Daily, but will vary by city-to-city pair.
  • Blackout Dates: None listed
  • Minimum Stay: A Saturday night stay is required.

Departure days will vary by city pair as SAS doesn't operate every route on a daily basis. Itineraries from Boston are only available from March 30 onward. Flights from Miami are operated on limited days of the week through April 12, 2020.

A few of the connecting flights listed may require an overnight layover in Scandinavia. This can be a bonus opportunity to visit another city in Europe before flying back to the U.S., and it can potentially save hundreds of dollars as well. Click on the fare details below for more booking info.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by October 21, 2019, or while supplies last.

Sample Fares

Newark to Dublin $278 roundtrip

Chicago to Dublin $278 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Dublin $290 roundtrip

Washington DC to Dublin $290 roundtrip

Newark to Berlin $327 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Hamburg $327 roundtrip

Newark to Amsterdam $328 roundtrip

Newark to Vilnius $330 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Berlin $333 roundtrip

Newark to Zurich $338 roundtrip

San Francisco to Dublin $340 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Tallinn $340 roundtrip

Newark to Athens $342 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Copenhagen $348 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Warsaw $348 roundtrip

Washington DC to Stockholm $349 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Stockholm $349 roundtrip

Newark to Oslo $349 roundtrip, nonstop

Boston to Stockholm $349 roundtrip

Washington D.C. to Stavanger $349 roundtrip

Boston to Bergen $349 roundtrip

Washington D.C. to Helsinki $349 roundtrip

Newark to Faroe Islands $351 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Faroe Islands $351 roundtrip

Newark to Munich $355 roundtrip

Newark to Gothenburg $362 roundtrip

Chicago to Hamburg $371 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Luxembourg $379 roundtrip

Chicago to Paris $387 roundtrip

Chicago to Athens $387 roundtrip

Boston to Krakow $395 roundtrip

Washington D.C. to Copenhagen $397 roundtrip, nonstop

Chicago to Copenhagen $397 roundtrip, nonstop

Boston to Copenhagen $397 roundtrip, nonstop

Miami to Copenhagen $397 roundtrip, nonstop

Chicago to Stockholm $398 roundtrip, nonstop

Miami to Warsaw $398 roundtrip

Washington D.C. to Amsterdam $399 roundtrip

Chicago to Helskini $399 roundtrip

Washington D.C. to Brussels $404 roundtrip

San Francisco to Stuttgart $430 roundtrip

San Francisco to Stockholm $448 roundtrip

San Francisco to Helsinki $449 roundtrip

San Francisco to Copenhagen $497 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Tromsø $528 roundtrip

Baggage

These prices are for SAS Go Light fares, which only include a carry-on bag (up to 18 lbs.) plus a small personal item. Checked bag fees for Go Light fares are $60 each way. If you need to check a bag, it's much cheaper to purchase the next level Go Smart fare for around $28 more each way ($55 roundtrip). Go Smart fares include one free checked bag.

Seat Assignments

You may choose your own assignments from standard economy class seats that are still available during or after booking. Both Go Light and Go Smart fares have limited free seat selection in the back of the plane.

Alternate Fares

Go Smart fares will cost an extra $55 roundtrip and will include one free checked bag. This is a much cheaper option than adding a checked bag to the Go Light fare à la carte.

There are several destinations in Scandinavia on sale. Search for some super deals to places like Helsinki (HEL)Bergen (BGO), Aarhus (AAR), Gothenburg (GOT), and more. Flights to other destinations throughout Europe are also on sale by SAS, but you may find connections to European destinations outside Scandinavia to require an overnight layover on the return flight.

If you want to visit multiple destinations in Europe, this sale can be an excellent opportunity to book an open-jaw itinerary by flying into one city and back from another, since it's such a widespread deal covering several European airports.


Related: Open-Jaw Tickets: Save Money and Time with this Booking Tip


Example Booking

As an example, I found seats departing Newark EWR on Sunday, March 1, returning from Dublin DUB on Sunday, March 8, 2020, for $278 roundtrip.

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