Cheap Flights To Durham (RDU) Starting at $20

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Cheap Flights to Durham from $20 One Way, $40 Round Trip

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Durham RDU Flight Information

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Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines
Flight Price
Earliest Departing Flight
DL 5269 9:32AM EDT
Latest Departing Flight
AA 3972 Oct 7 9:04PM EDT

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Durham?
For up-to-date flight information to Durham, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and if you’ll need to quarantine after you touch down.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Before booking your tickets, check your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions. This should help answer questions relating to COVID-19 and flight changes. For more assistance, click through to our Customer Service Portal.
Which airlines fly to Durham?
With 20 airlines servicing Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU), a major entry point to Durham, you have plenty of options. Land an excellent deal among these leading international airlines that’ll whisk you away to this city:

  • Air Canada - 52 flights to Durham per month
  • American Airlines - 16 flights to Durham per month
  • Delta - 5 flights to Durham per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Durham?
Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) is the city’s major airport, so your only tough decision will be the window seat or the aisle seat. The center of Durham is roughly 10 miles away and where many travelers begin their adventure.
How much is a flight to Durham?
This week, prices fluctuated between $40 and $83 for a round-trip fare to Durham. Tickets one-way originating from Orlando (MCO) dipped to $20 over the same time period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Durham?
Using Orbitz, you’ll find some of the most incredible flight deals around from a big selection of airlines. But if you want to increase your likelihood of snapping up cheap flights to Durham, here are a few tips designed to help:

  • Departing from or landing at nearby airports may help you cut costs. Type in your preferred departure and arrival points. Next, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below the form fields to compare your options.
  • Also, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to compare the fares on days around your chosen departure. It’s possible to find cheaper flight deals if your travel plans are flexible.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the most impressive deals, so book as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. The most affordable fares are quick to sell out and prices normally climb as the departure date gets closer.
  • Consider combining your flights, hotels and car rentals into a package deal — the more you book, the more you save.
  • Flying during peak season means pricey airfares. Try to avoid traveling over popular periods, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Durham?
The United States is big, so that depends on your point of departure. To make things easy, we’ve selected some of the top routes to Durham and worked out their average flight times:

  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) - 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) - 1 hour and 29 minutes
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) to Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) - 1 hour and 45 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Durham?
Pick up a bargain and book your seats to Durham in January. If you’ve missed this month, don’t worry. February and August often have low airfares as well. Just be careful you don’t sleep on a sale — cheap flights pop up and vanish in the click of a mouse!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Durham?
If you’re after cheap airfares to Durham, the best days to book are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and some good timing!), an unbeatable flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Durham?
Everyone enjoys a good bargain, so we recommend departing earlier in the week for cheap flights to Durham. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can lock in the best prices on flights that take off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next cheapest day, while Saturdays are the dearest. Many people like to start their vacation at the weekend, so leave those Saturdays for checking in with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Durham?
If you have some wiggle room with your travel plans, think about departing in August. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month to travel if you’re after cheap flights to Durham. As you would expect, airfares climb in June and flights book out fast.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
When searching for flights on Orbitz, click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” This filter will quickly find all the carriers offering free cancellation and no change fees. Relax knowing that if things unexpectedly change, your ticket can too.
What do I need for the flight to Durham?
Flying can be fun if you’re well prepared! Make your flight a hassle-free one with the following useful hints:

  • Your travel documents are the most important items you’ll need to carry on your flight. To avoid any issues at the time of check-in, make sure that the personal information on your ticket matches your government-issued photo ID.
  • Take some activities to keep you busy on your trip to Durham. Books and electronic gadgets like tablets and laptops are all good. Remember to take a bottle of water as well. Even on a short flight, it’s important to stay well-hydrated.
  • No matter the weather outside (or how long the flight), plane cabins can get a bit chilly. Take a light jacket on board to keep yourself nice and toasty.

How many direct flights are there to Durham?
There are 399 direct flights to Durham each month, so you won’t have to worry about boring stopovers. Lock in a seat with Delta Air Lines or American Airlines and then sit back and enjoy the journey. Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and JetBlue Airways also operate nonstop flights to Durham.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Durham?
Smart travelers know how to find business or first-class flights to Durham without the hefty price tag. Follow in their footsteps with these useful hints:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and hold out for huge sales on business or first-class airfares.
  • Many low-cost airlines these days have top-notch business or premium-class seating that doesn’t cost a bundle.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions or upgrade with points earned through loyalty programs.

How to get into Durham from the airport?
Driving is one option. Advantage Rent-A-Car, Dollar and Thrifty Car Rental are three car rental agencies located at Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU). Once you’ve collected a Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) car rental, you can drive directly from RDU airport to downtown Durham, around 10 miles to the northwest. Or, if you’d prefer to book some wheels from the city center, have a look through our Durham car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Durham?
Travelers come from all over the map to go to Durham in . So if you’d love to explore this amazing destination during its busiest months, this is the time to go. As with many places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer begins June 20 in Durham, with average daily temperatures hovering between 70undefined and 90undefined.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.