The cheapest times to fly from TRI to MFR are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • August 20th 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 TRI to MFR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1256 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $366 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Medford

Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to Medford, OR (MFR) will usually cost between $436 to $951 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 $473. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $906. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $650 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to MFR flight.

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

TRI to MFR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRI to MFR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MFR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TRI. 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 $281 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $536. Return trip prices are from the MFR to TRI 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 TRI to MFR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from TRI to MFR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mahlon Sweet Field Airport (EUG) in Eugene, OR

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from MFR
  • Usually 2.77% less expensive than MFR
  • 2-layover flights available

See TRI to EUG flights


Flight Hacking TRI to MFR

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 TRI to MFR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (TRI > SEA > MFR)

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $100 (15.31%)

See TRI to SEA flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (TRI > ORD > MFR)

  • Price for both tickets: $621
  • Average savings: $29 (4.46%)

See TRI to ORD flights

Hack #3: Phoenix, AZ (TRI > PHX > MFR)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $2 (0.31%)

See TRI to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TRI to MFR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2176 miles or 3502 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TRI to MFR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to MFR flight is about 4 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and Medford, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from TRI to MFR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRI
Origination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4

Return Airport

Destination code MFR
Destination airport name Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport
City Medford, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -122.9


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