The cheapest times to fly from MKE to PDX are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 16th to May 13th
- August 27th to November 18th
- early December
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 MKE to PDX is late January. Prices can be as high as $913 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $242 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Portland
Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $242 to $546 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $543. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $301 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to PDX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MKE to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MKE to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $129 (30%) 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 $297. Return trip prices are from the PDX to MKE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MKE 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 4 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 MKE to PDX while comparing.
- 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
- Usually 19.41% less expensive than PDX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MKE to PDX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Portland International Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1713 miles or 2757 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MKE to PDX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to PDX flight is about 4 hour 4 minutes.
How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Portland, OR?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from MKE to PDX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||General Mitchell International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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