The cheapest times to fly from SCO to PDX are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 2nd to July 22nd
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 SCO to PDX is early April. Prices can be as high as $11100 for Thursday flights during early October, or as low as $1067 for Friday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $1131 to $7741 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $1195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $4830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2385 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to PDX flight.

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

SCO to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to PDX flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Portland, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6895 (77%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1330. Return trip prices are from the PDX to SCO 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 SCO to PDX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCO to PDX

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 SCO to PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (SCO > SVO > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $971
  • Average savings: $1414 (59.3%)

See SCO to LED flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg (SCO > LED > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1042
  • Average savings: $1343 (56.32%)

See SCO to SVO flights

Hack #3: Beijing (SCO > PEK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1155
  • Average savings: $1230 (51.58%)

See SCO to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to PDX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Delta, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6243 miles or 10047 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to PDX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to PDX flight is about 12 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from SCO to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCO
Origination airport nameShevchenko Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePDX
Destination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States


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