The cheapest times to fly from KTM to PDX are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of May 21st)
  • November 19th to December 31st (except the week of December 10th)

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 KTM to PDX is early March. Prices can be as high as $3601 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $1104 for Monday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Kathmandu (KTM) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $1212 to $2479 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2292. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1016 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1504 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KTM to PDX flight.

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

KTM to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KTM to PDX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kathmandu. 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 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 $444 (22%) 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 $1426. Return trip prices are from the PDX to KTM 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 KTM 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 13 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 KTM to PDX while comparing.

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

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 15.93% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See KTM to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Roberts Field Airport (RDM) in Bend/Redmond, OR

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 1.30% less expensive than PDX
  • 2-layover flights available

See KTM to RDM flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (KTM > JFK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1200
  • Average savings: $304 (20.22%)

See KTM to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (KTM > LAX > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1207
  • Average savings: $297 (19.75%)

See KTM to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (KTM > SFO > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1212
  • Average savings: $292 (19.39%)

See KTM to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7076 miles or 11388 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KTM to PDX flight is about 13 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Kathmandu and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from KTM to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KTM
Origination airport name Tribhuvan International Airport
City Kathmandu
Country Nepal
Latitude 27.7
Longitude 85.4

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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