The cheapest times to fly from RDU to GOT are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 27th to October 14th
  • November 5th 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 RDU to GOT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1488 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $695 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Gothenburg

Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Gothenburg (GOT) will usually cost between $800 to $1152 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $775. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1170. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $395 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $981 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to GOT flight.

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

RDU to GOT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDU to GOT flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far 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 to Gothenburg, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Raleigh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (10%) 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 $925. Return trip prices are from the GOT 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 GOT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 33 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 GOT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kastrup Airport (CPH) in Copenhagen

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from GOT
  • Usually 26.76% less expensive than GOT
  • 1-layover flights available

See RDU to CPH flights

Destination alternative #2: Aalborg Airport (AAL) in Aalborg

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from GOT
  • Usually 21.76% less expensive than GOT
  • 2-layover flights available

See RDU to AAL flights


Flight Hacking RDU to GOT

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 GOT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (RDU > ORD > GOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $699
  • Average savings: $282 (28.75%)

See RDU to ORD flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (RDU > BOS > GOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $715
  • Average savings: $267 (27.17%)

See RDU to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (RDU > JFK > GOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $265 (27.01%)

See RDU to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4204 miles or 6766 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to GOT flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from RDU to GOT.


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 GOT
Destination airport name Landvetter Airport
City Gothenburg
Country Sweden
Latitude 57.7
Longitude 12.3


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