The cheapest times to fly from PDX to MQT are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • 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 PDX to MQT is late January. Prices can be as high as $1256 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $350 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Marquette

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Marquette, MI (MQT) will usually cost between $374 to $728 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $388. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $724. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $336 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $510 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to MQT flight.

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

PDX to MQT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to MQT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $138 (23%) 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 $451. Return trip prices are from the MQT 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 MQT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 0 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 MQT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) in Green Bay, WI

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 14.55% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to GRB flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 11.22% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to TVC flights

Destination alternative #3: Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport (RHI) in Rhinelander, WI

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 8.77% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to RHI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to MQT? 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 Sawyer International Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1677 miles or 2699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to MQT flight is about 4 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Marquette, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from PDX to MQT.


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 MQT
Destination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4


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