The cheapest times to fly from RDU to PDX are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 13th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)
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 PDX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $949 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $296 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Portland
Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $314 to $580 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $312. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $572. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $260 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to PDX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RDU to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RDU to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Sundays 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 $127 (27%) 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 $341. Return trip prices are from the PDX 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 PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RDU to PDX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Raleigh-Durham International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2357 miles or 3793 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RDU to PDX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to PDX flight is about 5 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Raleigh/Durham, NC and Portland, OR?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from RDU to PDX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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