The cheapest times to fly from PDX to ULN are

  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • October 15th to March 4th

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 ULN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $6261 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $845 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Ulaanbaatar

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Ulan Bator (ULN) will usually cost between $985 to $4340 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1090. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3912. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1667 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to ULN flight.

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

PDX to ULN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to ULN 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ULN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PDX. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ulaanbaatar, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1373 (50%) 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 $1421. Return trip prices are from the ULN 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 ULN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PDX to ULN

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 ULN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (PDX > PEK > ULN)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $668 (40.05%)

See PDX to PEK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PDX > LAX > ULN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1187
  • Average savings: $480 (28.77%)

See PDX to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (PDX > SEA > ULN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $476 (28.56%)

See PDX to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Hainan, Korean Air, MIAT, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chinggis Khaan International Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5324 miles or 8568 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to ULN flight is about 10 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Ulan Bator?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from PDX to ULN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePDX
Origination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeULN
Destination airport nameChinggis Khaan International Airport
CityUlan Bator


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