The cheapest times to fly from EWB to PDX are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 16th to September 16th
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 EWB to PDX is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1495 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $576 for Friday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from New Bedford/Fall River, MA (EWB) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $804 to $1372 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $841. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1416. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $575 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1050 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWB to PDX flight.

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

EWB to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWB to PDX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Bedford. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $86 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1031. Return trip prices are from the PDX to EWB 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 EWB to PDX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 34 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 EWB to PDX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 17.87% less expensive than PDX
  • 2-layover flights available

See EWB to SEA flights


Flight Hacking EWB to PDX

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 EWB to PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (EWB > SEA > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $50 (4.76%)

See EWB to SEA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (EWB > BOS > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $50 (4.72%)

See EWB to BOS flights

Hack #3: Nantucket, MA (EWB > ACK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1014
  • Average savings: $36 (3.38%)

See EWB to ACK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EWB to PDX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to New Bedford Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2551 miles or 4105 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EWB to PDX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWB to PDX flight is about 5 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between New Bedford/Fall River, MA and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 30 available flights from EWB to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWB
Origination airport name New Bedford Regional Airport
City New Bedford/Fall River, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -71

Return Airport

Destination code PDX
Destination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6


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