The cheapest times to fly from PUW to PDX are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 21st to July 15th
  • July 30th to September 2nd
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 PUW to PDX is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $856 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $318 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Pullman, WA (PUW) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $318 to $619 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $657. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $330 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $352 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PUW to PDX flight.

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

PUW to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PUW to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Pullman. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.8, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $62 (14%) 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 $369. Return trip prices are from the PDX to PUW 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 PUW to PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 28 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 PUW to PDX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 35.80% less expensive than PDX
  • Nonstop flights available

See PUW to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Roberts Field Airport (RDM) in Bend/Redmond, OR

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 8.81% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See PUW to RDM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Pullman Moscow Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 274 miles or 441 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PUW to PDX flight is about 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Pullman, WA and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from PUW to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PUW
Origination airport name Pullman Moscow Regional Airport
City Pullman, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.7
Longitude -117.1

Return Airport

Destination code PDX
Destination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6


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