The cheapest times to fly from EGE to RDU are

  • July 16th to November 11th
  • December 10th to February 18th (except the week of 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 EGE to RDU is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1137 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $347 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Eagle, CO (EGE) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $416 to $821 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $435. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $755. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EGE to RDU flight.

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

EGE to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EGE to RDU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Vail. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $172 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $543. Return trip prices are from the RDU to EGE 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 EGE 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 3 hour 46 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 EGE to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 33.75% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See EGE to RIC flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 12.68% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See EGE to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport (LYH) in Lynchburg, VA

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 3.64% less expensive than RDU
  • 2-layover flights available

See EGE to LYH flights


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

Hack #1: Columbus, OH (EGE > CMH > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $105 (15.31%)

See EGE to CMH flights

Hack #2: Detroit, MI (EGE > DTW > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $584
  • Average savings: $103 (14.94%)

See EGE to DTW flights

Hack #3: Nashville, TN (EGE > BNA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $88 (12.83%)

See EGE to BNA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EGE to RDU? 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 Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Eagle County Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1551 miles or 2496 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EGE to RDU flight is about 3 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from EGE to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EGE
Origination airport name Eagle County Regional Airport
City Eagle, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -106.9

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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