pdx-to-rst

 

The cheapest times to fly from PDX to RST are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 20th to November 18th

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 RST is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $775 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $240 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $281 to $579 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $611. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $391 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to RST flight.

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

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PDX to RST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to RST 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 $0.17, 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 $146 (30%) 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 $343. Return trip prices are from the RST to PDX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PDX to RST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 38 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 RST while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
  • Usually 27.88% less expensive than RST
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to MSP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to RST? 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 Rochester International Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1472 miles or 2369 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to RST flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Rochester, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from PDX to RST.

 

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 RST
Destination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5

 

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