The cheapest times to fly from LEX to PDX are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of 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 LEX to PDX is early November. Prices can be as high as $964 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $380 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $388 to $636 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $397. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $595. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $450 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to PDX flight.

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

LEX to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far 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 $149 (27%) 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 $410. Return trip prices are from the PDX to LEX 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 LEX 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 4 hour 35 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 LEX to PDX while comparing.

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

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 11.46% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX 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 Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2004 miles or 3225 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to PDX flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from LEX to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLEX
Origination airport nameBlue Grass Airport
CityLexington, KY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePDX
Destination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States


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