The cheapest times to fly from SLP to RDU are

  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the weeks of January 1st and March 12th)

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 SLP to RDU is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2220 for Monday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $366 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from San Luis Potosi (SLP) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $391 to $658 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $391. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2220. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1829 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $480 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLP to RDU flight.

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

SLP to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLP to RDU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Luis Potosí. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Raleigh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Luis Potosí. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $77 (13%) 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 $474. Return trip prices are from the RDU to SLP 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 SLP to RDU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLP to RDU

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 SLP to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (SLP > MEX > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $7 (1.46%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1628 miles or 2620 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLP to RDU flight is about 3 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between San Luis Potosi and Raleigh/Durham, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SLP to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLP
Origination airport name Ponciano Arriaga International Airport
City San Luis Potosi
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -100.9

Return Airport

Destination code RDU
Destination airport name Raleigh-Durham International Airport
City Raleigh/Durham, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.9
Longitude -78.8


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