The cheapest times to fly from PWM to MOT are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, March 12th, and April 9th)
  • October 22nd 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 PWM to MOT is late January. Prices can be as high as $1127 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $347 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Minot

Flying from Portland, ME (PWM) to Minot, ND (MOT) will usually cost between $387 to $877 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $819. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $405 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PWM to MOT flight.

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

PWM to MOT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PWM to MOT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, 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 $263 (36%) 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 $466. Return trip prices are from the MOT to PWM 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 PWM to MOT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 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 PWM to MOT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS) in Bismarck/Mandan, ND

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from MOT
  • Usually 6.75% less expensive than MOT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PWM to BIS flights


Flight Hacking PWM to MOT

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 PWM to MOT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (PWM > MSP > MOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $564
  • Average savings: $14 (2.42%)

See PWM to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PWM to MOT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Cape Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Minot International Airport to Portland International Jetport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1510 miles or 2430 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PWM to MOT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PWM to MOT flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, ME and Minot, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from PWM to MOT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PWM
Origination airport name Portland International Jetport Airport
City Portland, ME
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -70.3

Return Airport

Destination code MOT
Destination airport name Minot International Airport
City Minot, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -101.3


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