The cheapest times to fly from AVP to DRO are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 AVP to DRO is early September. Prices can be as high as $1195 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $529 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Durango

Flying from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) to Durango, CO (DRO) will usually cost between $554 to $949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $581. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $288 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $656 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVP to DRO flight.

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

AVP to DRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVP to DRO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Wilkes-Barre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is 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 $162 (21%) 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 $623. Return trip prices are from the DRO to AVP 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 AVP to DRO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 5 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 AVP to DRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 14.33% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 8.00% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to ASE flights

Destination alternative #3: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 7.70% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to MTJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) in Santa Fe, NM

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 7.01% less expensive than DRO
  • 2-layover flights available

See AVP to SAF flights


Flight Hacking AVP to DRO

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 AVP to DRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (AVP > PHX > DRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $617
  • Average savings: $39 (5.95%)

See AVP to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVP to DRO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Durango La Plata County Airport to Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1727 miles or 2779 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AVP to DRO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVP to DRO flight is about 4 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA and Durango, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from AVP to DRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVP
Origination airport name Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
City Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -75.7

Return Airport

Destination code DRO
Destination airport name Durango La Plata County Airport
City Durango, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -107.7


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