The cheapest times to fly from RDU to CAG are
- January 8th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
- August 6th to August 26th
- September 10th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
- November 5th 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 RDU to CAG is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2962 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $862 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Cagliari
Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Cagliari (CAG) will usually cost between $1004 to $1857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $971. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1949. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $978 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to CAG flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RDU to CAG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RDU to CAG 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 $0.18, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $219 (14%) 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 $1198. Return trip prices are from the CAG to RDU 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 RDU to CAG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking RDU to CAG
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 CAG — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $799
- Average savings: $506 (38.75%)
- Price for both tickets: $954
- Average savings: $351 (26.87%)
- Price for both tickets: $1029
- Average savings: $276 (21.16%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RDU to CAG? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Elmas Airport to Raleigh-Durham International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4612 miles or 7422 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RDU to CAG?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to CAG flight is about 9 hour 17 minutes.
How many flights go between Raleigh/Durham, NC and Cagliari?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from RDU to CAG.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Elmas Airport|
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