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Flights to Raleigh in 2021

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 517Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 460From Toronto to Raleigh
One-way fromC$ 273One-way flight from Toronto to Raleigh

Cheapest prices for Raleigh flights by month

January
C$ 412
February
C$ 392
March
C$ 370
April
C$ 406
May
C$ 466
June
C$ 534
July
C$ 514
August
C$ 510
September
C$ 470
October
C$ 521
November
C$ 471
December
C$ 459
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Raleigh. Flying to Raleigh in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Raleigh?

YTO - RDU
Price
C$ 370 - C$ 620
RDU
Temperature
13 - 33 °C
RDU
Rainfall
74 - 136 mm

To make the most of the outdoors, book flights to Raleigh in the late spring and early summer, when the sun is out, the weather is warm, and rain showers are few and far between.

Peak Season:

The best time to visit Raleigh is in the late spring and early summer. Especially if you’re packing the clubs on your flight, the warm weather will certainly bring a smile to your face as you venture on to the golf course. During early summer, the warm, dry weather is perfect for morning walks, and outdoor shopping, and night time brings balmy conditions and breezy sunsets.

Off-peak Season: 

Winter here is mild, and although it’s not treacherous or too cold, less travellers visit Raleigh during the cooler season because of the strain on outdoor activities. If you’re not a golfer though, or plan on being in town for business or culture, then you’ll be able to find deals on hotels or cheap flights to Raleigh during the off-season.

When is the best time to book a flight to Raleigh?

The best time to book flights to Raleigh is 61 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Raleigh?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Raleigh. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Raleigh?

Flights at noon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Raleigh. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

City overview

When you book flights to Raleigh prepare to be captivated by history. Starting from North Carolina’s secession from the union in 1861, this city played a pivotal part in the nation’s past. 

Today, you can stroll down Raleigh’s attractive boulevards and tree-shaded streets and bask in the warm glow of the North Carolina sun. Beautiful homes span all over the green landscape here, with a well-to-do demeanour and a peaceful charm. With six college campuses nearby, you’ll get a heavy dose of brainy kids in hooded sweatshirts that know exactly where the local watering holes are. The big ticket school here is North Carolina State University, so if you’re cheering for the Wolfpack, then you’re on the right track. 

Durham and Chapel Hill are close by and make for easy side trips. Whether Raleigh is your final destination, or simply a stop on your way to another city, make sure you get the most out of your stay here, because your flight to Raleigh has more to offer than you think.

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Raleigh climate

All year round Raleigh’s climate is blessed with sunny summers (June to August) and mild winters (December to February) so there’s no bad time to book flights to Raleigh. If you’re travelling in the summer, expect glorious temperatures in the low to high-20s, and in the winter, cooler days from -1 to 4 degrees. Although snow sometimes falls in January, it’s never to an uncomfortable degree, or damaging to plans. North Carolina’s distinct shoulder seasons of spring and fall are the perfect transition periods between hot and cool. Temperatures normally stay between 10 to 15 degrees, creating a perfectly pleasant atmosphere for golfing, strolling or al fresco dining.

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Getting around Raleigh

The most convenient way to get around Raleigh is to rent a car. You’ll be able to travel on your own schedule. Traffic can be busy and parking tough, so drive between peak hours for an easier time. When you’re in town, take the local bus and trolley service, which are run by Capital Area Transit on a routine schedule. To get beyond Raleigh, look into taking an Amtrak train or a Greyhound bus.    

Getting from the Airport to the City

Raleigh- Durham International Airport (RDU) is located about 15 miles (24 km) west of Raleigh.

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Raleigh, North Carolina airports

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