The cheapest times to fly from VIE to RDU are

  • May 14th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 29th to December 9th
  • December 24th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)

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 VIE to RDU is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1352 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $777 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Vienna (VIE) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $786 to $1296 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $800. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1312. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $512 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $927 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VIE to RDU flight.

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

VIE to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VIE to RDU flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Vienna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 to Raleigh, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Vienna. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $125 (11%) 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 $924. Return trip prices are from the RDU to VIE 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 VIE 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 9 hour 21 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 VIE to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 9.39% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See VIE to CLT flights


Flight Hacking VIE 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 VIE to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (VIE > JFK > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $687
  • Average savings: $240 (25.89%)

See VIE to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (VIE > LGA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $696
  • Average savings: $232 (24.97%)

See VIE to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (VIE > EWR > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $705
  • Average savings: $223 (24%)

See VIE to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4650 miles or 7483 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VIE to RDU flight is about 9 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from VIE to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VIE
Origination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6

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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