The cheapest times to fly from DRO to PDX are
- January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 2nd to June 24th (except the weeks of April 30th, May 7th, and May 21st)
- September 10th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
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 DRO to PDX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $760 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $388 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Portland
Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $398 to $579 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 $407. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $131 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $428 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to PDX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DRO to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DRO to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, 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 $62 (13%) 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 $426. Return trip prices are from the PDX to DRO 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 DRO 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 2 hour 43 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 DRO to PDX while comparing.
- 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
- Usually 27.34% less expensive than PDX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DRO to PDX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 963 miles or 1550 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DRO to PDX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to PDX flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.
How many flights go between Durango, CO and Portland, OR?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from DRO to PDX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Durango La Plata County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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