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|Origin Airport IATA Code||RDU|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||PHX|
|Direct Flight Airlines||American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||2:08PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||10:05PM UTC|
Raleigh is known for the nearby Research Triangle, where three area universities conduct scientific and medical research. Phoenix also has several area universities but is better known for outdoor activities and spa retreats. Book travel from Raleigh to Phoenix using Orbitz.com and get cheap prices for your trip.
Raleigh is served by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, which is located in the suburbs, just outside the town of Morrisville. There are many parking options, including an 11,000-space garage between the two terminals. There is the Park and Ride option, where you park at a cost of $6 per day and ride a shuttle to your terminal. The daily spaces are $12 per day, but are much closer to the terminal for convenience. You can pay by cash or credit card, or frequent travelers can purchase a pass that bills for parking electronically.
Once you arrive at Sky Harbor International Airport, you will be just 3 miles from the central business district of Phoenix. There are taxis, limos and vans for hire to take you to your hotel or resort. In addition, there is a light rail that can take you to and from the downtown Phoenix area to the airport. Seniors or those with disabilities can use the Dial-a-Ride program, while those on a budget can take Route 13 on the city bus. Statewide shuttles will take you from the airport to cities other than Phoenix in Arizona. Visit one of the many area museums or get outside for biking or hiking. Enjoy the balmy mid-60s temperatures in winter, or go in summer when the mercury goes above 100 degrees Fahrenheit several days each week.
Both cities enjoy great weather and activities, but if you want a dry heat instead of the humidity of North Carolina, try traveling from Raleigh to Phoenix. Use Orbitz.com to find the best rates for airline tickets, transportation and hotel accommodations.
With 4 airlines advertising direct services from Raleigh–Durham Airport to Phoenix, AZ Airport (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), your memorable vacation is only a few clicks away. Discover what specials are available with these top carriers:
The quickest flight time from Raleigh, NC Airport (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport is 5 hours and 22 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a drink or lose yourself in a gripping novel.
These airlines fly most frequently from Raleigh to Phoenix. Whatever your travel schedule, we're sure you'll find one that meets your needs among these respected carriers: American Airlines - (AA) with 30 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 30 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 30 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 30 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 26 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 26 flights every month
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Phoenix have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Phoenix without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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