The cheapest times to fly from RDU to WNZ are

  • February 5th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 RDU to WNZ is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2342 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $911 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Wenzhou

Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Wenzhou (WNZ) will usually cost between $911 to $1856 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $945. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1014 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1134 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to WNZ flight.

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

RDU to WNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDU to WNZ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WNZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RDU. Saturdays 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 $248 (18%) 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 $1135. Return trip prices are from the WNZ to RDU 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 RDU to WNZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 6 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 RDU to WNZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lishe Airport (NGB) in Ningbo

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from WNZ
  • Usually 8.95% less expensive than WNZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See RDU to NGB flights


Flight Hacking RDU to WNZ

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 RDU to WNZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (RDU > JFK > WNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $967
  • Average savings: $168 (14.77%)

See RDU to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (RDU > LAX > WNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $974
  • Average savings: $161 (14.15%)

See RDU to LAX flights

Hack #3: Taipei (RDU > TPE > WNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $130 (11.46%)

See RDU to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RDU to WNZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Longwan Airport to Raleigh-Durham International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7846 miles or 12627 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RDU to WNZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to WNZ flight is about 15 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Raleigh/Durham, NC and Wenzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from RDU to WNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RDU
Origination airport name Raleigh-Durham International Airport
City Raleigh/Durham, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.9
Longitude -78.8

Return Airport

Destination code WNZ
Destination airport name Longwan Airport
City Wenzhou
Country China
Latitude 27.9
Longitude 120.9


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