The cheapest times to fly from RDU to OME are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 19th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of September 3rd)

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 OME is late January. Prices can be as high as $1545 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $937 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Nome

Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Nome, AK (OME) will usually cost between $962 to $1272 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $965. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1257. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $292 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1031 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to OME flight.

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

RDU to OME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDU to OME flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 Nome, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Raleigh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (7%) 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 $1028. Return trip prices are from the OME 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 OME can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RDU to OME

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 OME — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (RDU > ANC > OME)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $47 (4.51%)

See RDU to ANC flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (RDU > ORD > OME)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $19 (1.84%)

See RDU to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3915 miles or 6301 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to OME flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from RDU to OME.


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 OME
Destination airport name Nome Airport
City Nome, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.5
Longitude -165.4


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