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The cheapest times to fly from ANC to RDU are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 ANC to RDU is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1322 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $424 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $496 to $905 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $494. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $911. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $648 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to RDU flight.

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

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ANC to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to RDU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. 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 $102 (14%) 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 $604. Return trip prices are from the RDU to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC 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 7 hour 14 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 ANC to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 2.78% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to ILM flights

Destination alternative #2: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 1.00% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to RIC flights

Destination alternative #3: Albert J Ellis Airport (OAJ) in Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 0.93% less expensive than RDU
  • 2-layover flights available

See ANC to OAJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 0.69% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to GSO flights

 

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

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (ANC > ORD > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $590
  • Average savings: $58 (8.95%)

See ANC to ORD flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $612
  • Average savings: $37 (5.63%)

See ANC to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3472 miles or 5588 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to RDU flight is about 7 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from ANC to RDU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

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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