The cheapest times to fly from YYZ to RDU are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 13th to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 YYZ to RDU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $612 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $257 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Toronto (YYZ) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $281 to $530 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $530. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $216 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $383 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYZ to RDU flight.

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

YYZ to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYZ to RDU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Toronto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above 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 $81 (17%) 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 $355. Return trip prices are from the RDU to YYZ 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 YYZ to RDU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 57 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from YYZ to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 26.11% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to GSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 29.50% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to RIC flights

Destination alternative #3: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 20.89% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to ILM flights

Destination alternative #4: Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport (ROA) in Roanoke, VA

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 19.06% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to ROA flights

Destination alternative #5: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 7.83% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to FLO flights

Destination alternative #6: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 0.26% less expensive than RDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to EWN flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (YYZ > LGA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $339
  • Average savings: $45 (11.62%)

See YYZ to ORD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (YYZ > ORD > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $373
  • Average savings: $11 (2.74%)

See YYZ to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Emirates, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Lester B. Pearson International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 541 miles or 871 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYZ to RDU flight is about 1 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from YYZ to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YYZ
Origination airport name Lester B. Pearson International Airport
City Toronto
Country Canada
Latitude 43.7
Longitude -79.6

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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