The cheapest times to fly from PDX to EBL are
- January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 9th, and April 16th)
- August 27th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
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 EBL is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1872 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $1377 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.
When to Fly to Erbil
Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Erbil (EBL) will usually cost between $1380 to $1489 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1383. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1558. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to EBL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PDX to EBL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PDX to EBL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Erbil, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $195 (9%) 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 $1402. Return trip prices are from the EBL to PDX 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 PDX to EBL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking PDX to EBL
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 PDX to EBL — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1266
- Average savings: $122 (8.76%)
- Price for both tickets: $1269
- Average savings: $118 (8.51%)
- Price for both tickets: $1344
- Average savings: $43 (3.1%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PDX to EBL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Erbil International Airport to Portland International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6720 miles or 10815 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PDX to EBL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to EBL flight is about 13 hour 5 minutes.
How many flights go between Portland, OR and Erbil?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from PDX to EBL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Erbil International Airport|
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