The cheapest times to fly from PDX to ALW are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of January 15th and February 19th)
  • May 21st to July 15th
  • July 30th to August 19th
  • September 10th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, and November 12th)

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 PDX to ALW is late October. Prices can be as high as $831 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $218 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Walla Walla

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Walla Walla, WA (ALW) will usually cost between $258 to $483 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $364 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to ALW flight.

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

PDX to ALW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to ALW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.88, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $47 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $290. Return trip prices are from the ALW to PDX 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 PDX to ALW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 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 PDX to ALW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton Airport (PDT) in Pendleton, OR

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 56.04% less expensive than ALW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to PDT flights

Destination alternative #2: Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Spokane, WA

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 38.26% less expensive than ALW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to GEG flights

Destination alternative #3: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 38.09% less expensive than ALW
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to PSC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to ALW? 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 Walla Walla Regional Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 210 miles or 338 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to ALW flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Walla Walla, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from PDX to ALW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDX
Origination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6

Return Airport

Destination code ALW
Destination airport name Walla Walla Regional Airport
City Walla Walla, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.1
Longitude -118.3


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