The cheapest times to fly from PDX to GDQ are

  • March 12th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 16th and May 7th)
  • August 27th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 29th to February 11th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 17th)

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 GDQ is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $7136 for Saturday flights during late October, or as low as $1404 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Gondar

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Gondar (GDQ) will usually cost between $1447 to $5496 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1874. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $3401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1527 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1976 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to GDQ flight.

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

PDX to GDQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to GDQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Gondar, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1843 (35%) 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 $1700. Return trip prices are from the GDQ 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 GDQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PDX to GDQ

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 GDQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (PDX > ADD > GDQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1449
  • Average savings: $527 (26.65%)

See PDX to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to GDQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gonder Atse Tewodros Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8232 miles or 13248 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to GDQ flight is about 15 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Gondar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from PDX to GDQ.


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 GDQ
Destination airport name Gonder Atse Tewodros Airport
City Gondar
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 12.5
Longitude 37.4


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