The cheapest times to fly from PDX to VLI are
- January 8th to June 3rd (except the week of March 19th)
- August 27th to October 7th (except the week of September 10th)
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 VLI is early September. Prices can be as high as $3462 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $1148 for Thursday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Port Vila
Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Port Vila (VLI) will usually cost between $1177 to $2185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2403. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1097 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1502 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to VLI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PDX to VLI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PDX to VLI 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 $0.15, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $1938 (42%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1366. Return trip prices are from the VLI to PDX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PDX to VLI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking PDX to VLI
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 VLI — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1285
- Average savings: $217 (14.42%)
- Price for both tickets: $1419
- Average savings: $83 (5.49%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PDX to VLI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Vanuatu, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Port Vila Airport to Portland International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6135 miles or 9873 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PDX to VLI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to VLI flight is about 12 hour 1 minutes.
How many flights go between Portland, OR and Port Vila?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PDX to VLI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Port Vila Airport|
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