The cheapest times to fly from RDU to HET are

  • January 1st to April 29th
  • August 27th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 15th to October 28th

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 HET is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3545 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1124 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Hohhot

Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Hohhot (HET) will usually cost between $1130 to $2485 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2505. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1292 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1482 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to HET flight.

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

RDU to HET Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDU to HET flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $334 (19%) 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 $1394. Return trip prices are from the HET 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 HET can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RDU to HET

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 HET — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (RDU > PEK > HET)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $536 (36.13%)

See RDU to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (RDU > PVG > HET)

  • Price for both tickets: $1120
  • Average savings: $363 (24.46%)

See RDU to PVG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (RDU > LAX > HET)

  • Price for both tickets: $1143
  • Average savings: $339 (22.87%)

See RDU to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7092 miles or 11413 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to HET flight is about 13 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from RDU to HET.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRDU
Origination airport nameRaleigh-Durham International Airport
CityRaleigh/Durham, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHET
Destination airport nameBaita Airport


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