The cheapest times to fly from PDX to VKO are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 20th to December 16th

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 VKO is late October. Prices can be as high as $2293 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $786 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $877 to $2009 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $891. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1908. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1017 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1009 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to VKO flight.

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

PDX to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to VKO flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VKO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PDX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Moscow, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $197 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1094. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 36 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 1.04% less expensive than VKO
  • 1-layover flights available

See PDX to SVO flights


Flight Hacking PDX to VKO

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 VKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PDX > LAX > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $937
  • Average savings: $72 (7.09%)

See PDX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vnukovo Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5347 miles or 8605 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to VKO flight is about 10 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Moscow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from PDX to VKO.


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 VKO
Destination airport name Vnukovo Airport
City Moscow
Country Russia
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 37.3


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