The cheapest times to fly from CMH to PDX are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 9th to April 29th
- August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of 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 CMH to PDX is early November. Prices can be as high as $945 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $302 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Portland
Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $326 to $580 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $516. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $195 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $379 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to PDX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMH to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CMH to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Columbus. 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 $129 (26%) 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 $354. Return trip prices are from the PDX to CMH 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 CMH to PDX 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 38 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 CMH to PDX while comparing.
- 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
- Usually 15.32% less expensive than PDX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CMH to PDX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Portland International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2028 miles or 3264 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CMH to PDX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to PDX flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Portland, OR?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from CMH to PDX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John Glenn Columbus International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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