The cheapest times to fly from PDL to IND are

  • July 16th to August 5th
  • October 22nd to November 11th
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 PDL to IND is early November. Prices can be as high as $5144 for Monday flights during mid June, or as low as $1299 for Thursday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Indianapolis

Flying from Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $1687 to $5092 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 $1366. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $3644. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2274 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDL to IND flight.

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

PDL to IND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDL to IND flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Ponta Delgada. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IND, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PDL. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Indianapolis, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Ponta Delgada. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $704 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2161. Return trip prices are from the IND to PDL 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 PDL to IND can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PDL to IND

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 PDL to IND — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PDL > BOS > IND)

  • Price for both tickets: $849
  • Average savings: $1426 (62.69%)

See PDL to MAN flights

Hack #2: Manchester (PDL > MAN > IND)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $1322 (58.11%)

See PDL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Montreal (PDL > YUL > IND)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $1205 (52.99%)

See PDL to YUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDL to IND? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Azores Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Indianapolis International Airport to Ponta Delgada Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3204 miles or 5156 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PDL to IND?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDL to IND flight is about 6 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Ponta Delgada and Indianapolis, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from PDL to IND.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDL
Origination airport name Ponta Delgada Airport
City Ponta Delgada
Country Portugal
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -25.7

Return Airport

Destination code IND
Destination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3


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