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The cheapest times to fly from RDU to MCT are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 MCT is early September. Prices can be as high as $2502 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $835 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Muscat

Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Muscat (MCT) will usually cost between $851 to $1786 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $894. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2083. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1189 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1281 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to MCT flight.

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

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RDU to MCT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDU to MCT 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 $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCT, and Monday 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 $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 $1181. Return trip prices are from the MCT to RDU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RDU to MCT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking RDU to MCT

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 MCT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $351 (27.37%)

See RDU to ORD flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (RDU > JFK > MCT)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $333 (25.97%)

See RDU to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (RDU > EWR > MCT)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $329 (25.65%)

See RDU to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7460 miles or 12006 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to MCT flight is about 14 hour 25 minutes.

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

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeRDU
Origination airport nameRaleigh-Durham International Airport
CityRaleigh/Durham, NC
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.9
Longitude-78.8

Return Airport

Destination codeMCT
Destination airport nameMuscat International Airport
CityMuscat
CountryOman
Latitude23.6
Longitude58.3

 

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