The cheapest times to fly from ADB to RDU are

  • October 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and January 1st)

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 ADB to RDU is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1784 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $680 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Izmir (ADB) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $728 to $1588 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $728. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $947 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADB to RDU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ADB to RDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ADB to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADB to RDU flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Izmir. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $164 (11%) 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 $996. Return trip prices are from the RDU to ADB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ADB to RDU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 49 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 ADB to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 19.01% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ADB to CLT flights


Flight Hacking ADB 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 ADB to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ADB > IST > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $731
  • Average savings: $216 (22.81%)

See ADB to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ADB > LGA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $147 (15.47%)

See ADB to IST flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (ADB > SAW > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $814
  • Average savings: $133 (14.04%)

See ADB to SAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ADB to RDU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Adnan Menderes Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5467 miles or 8798 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ADB to RDU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADB to RDU flight is about 10 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Izmir and Raleigh/Durham, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ADB to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADB
Origination airport name Adnan Menderes Airport
City Izmir
Country Turkey
Latitude 38.3
Longitude 27.2

Return Airport

Destination code RDU
Destination airport name Raleigh-Durham International Airport
City Raleigh/Durham, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.9
Longitude -78.8


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