The cheapest times to fly from LFW to RDU are

  • January 22nd to June 10th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)
  • September 17th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 8th, October 22nd, and November 19th)

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 LFW to RDU is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2664 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $821 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Lome (LFW) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $826 to $2226 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1220. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1993. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $774 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1621 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFW to RDU flight.

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

LFW to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFW to RDU flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lome. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RDU, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LFW. 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 $543 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1008. Return trip prices are from the RDU to LFW 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 LFW 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 10 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (LFW > JFK > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1352
  • Average savings: $270 (16.63%)

See LFW to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LFW > BOS > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1359
  • Average savings: $262 (16.16%)

See LFW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (LFW > ORD > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1366
  • Average savings: $255 (15.73%)

See LFW to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LFW to RDU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5411 miles or 8708 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFW to RDU flight is about 10 hour 43 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from LFW to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LFW
Origination airport name Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport
City Lome
Country Togo
Latitude 6.2
Longitude 1.3

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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