The cheapest times to fly from EYW to RDU are
- January 8th to February 4th
- May 21st to June 3rd
- July 2nd to November 18th (except the week of July 23rd)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EYW to RDU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1013 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Raleigh
Flying from Key West, FL (EYW) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $258 to $646 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $275. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $616. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $342 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $389 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EYW to RDU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EYW to RDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the EYW to RDU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Key West. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $207 (39%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $313. Return trip prices are from the RDU to EYW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from EYW to RDU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EYW to RDU while comparing.
- 139 miles (224 km) away from RDU
- Usually 1.80% less expensive than RDU
- 1-layover flights available
- 130 miles (209 km) away from RDU
- Usually 0.51% less expensive than RDU
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Hacking EYW to RDU
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from EYW to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $345
- Average savings: $44 (11.31%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from EYW to RDU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Key West International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 802 miles or 1291 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from EYW to RDU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop EYW to RDU flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Key West, FL and Raleigh/Durham, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from EYW to RDU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Key West International Airport|
|City||Key West, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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