The cheapest times to fly from KIV to PDX are

  • September 24th to December 2nd (except the weeks of November 5th and November 12th)
  • December 17th to April 29th (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 KIV to PDX is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2314 for Tuesday flights during mid August, or as low as $886 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Kishinev (KIV) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $1017 to $1603 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $998. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1576. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $579 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1176 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIV to PDX flight.

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

KIV to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIV to PDX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chisinau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PDX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into KIV. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Portland, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Chisinau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1188. Return trip prices are from the PDX to KIV 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 KIV 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 11 hour 27 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 KIV to PDX while comparing.

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

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See KIV to SEA flights


Flight Hacking KIV 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 KIV to PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (KIV > DUB > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $408 (34.67%)

See KIV to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (KIV > SVO > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $809
  • Average savings: $367 (31.18%)

See KIV to DUB flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (KIV > CPH > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $839
  • Average savings: $337 (28.67%)

See KIV to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Moldova, Alaska, Austrian, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Chisinau International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5814 miles or 9357 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIV to PDX flight is about 11 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Kishinev and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from KIV to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIV
Origination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9

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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