The cheapest times to fly from MKE to RDU are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
- 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 RDU is early September. Prices can be as high as $670 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $147 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Raleigh
Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $191 to $387 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $197. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $355. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $158 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to RDU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MKE to RDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MKE to RDU 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 $0.21, which is 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 $99 (32%) 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 $208. Return trip prices are from the RDU 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 RDU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MKE to RDU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 688 miles or 1107 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MKE to RDU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to RDU flight is about 2 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Raleigh/Durham, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from MKE to RDU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||General Mitchell International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MKE to RDU tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 100% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave RDU heading for MKE about 11 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Raleigh/Durham, NC is about 17 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Frontier: 11 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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