The cheapest times to fly from PDX to QRO are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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 QRO is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1390 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $515 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Santiago de Querétaro

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Queretaro (QRO) will usually cost between $527 to $750 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $528. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $877. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $350 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $557 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to QRO flight.

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

PDX to QRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to QRO 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to QRO, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into PDX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Santiago de Querétaro, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $43 (7%) 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 $571. Return trip prices are from the QRO 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 QRO 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 50 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 QRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 15.09% less expensive than QRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to MEX flights

Destination alternative #2: General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport (MLM) in Morelia

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 0.72% less expensive than QRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to MLM flights

Destination alternative #3: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Leon/Guanajuato

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 0.09% less expensive than QRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to BJX flights


Flight Hacking PDX to QRO

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 QRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (PDX > GDL > QRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $59 (10.51%)

See PDX to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, United, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Queretaro Intercontinental Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2142 miles or 3447 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to QRO flight is about 4 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Queretaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from PDX to QRO.


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 QRO
Destination airport name Queretaro Intercontinental Airport
City Queretaro
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.6
Longitude -100.2


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