Apr 26, 2024 - Travel

Direct flights from Raleigh

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Raleigh-Durham International Airport is rapidly growing, with an expansion of Terminal 2 underway plus plans for more gates for planes and more parking for passengers.

State of play: Sixteen carriers operate more than 350 daily flights through RDU, including a growing number of international options.

  • For vacation planning purposes and beyond, here are all the current nonstop destinations you can fly to from RDU.

Of note: These flight details came from both the airport and the airlines themselves.

Domestic

Akron/Canton, Ohio

  • Airport: Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 34 minutes

Albany/Schenectady/Troy, N.Y. (beginning May 10, 2024)

  • Airport: Albany International Airport (ALB)
  • Airline: Avelo
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Atlanta, Ga.

  • Airport: Hartsville-Jackson International Airport (ATL)
  • Airlines: Delta, Frontier, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 37 minutes

Austin, Texas

  • Airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
  • Airlines: American, Southwest, Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 3 hours 10 minutes

Baltimore, Md./Washington, D.C.

  • Airport: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
  • Airlines: Southwest, United, American, Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Boston, Mass.

  • Airport: Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS)
  • Airlines: Delta, Frontier, JetBlue
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours

Buffalo/Niagara Falls, N.Y.

  • Airport: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)
  • Airline: Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 40 min

Burlington, Vt. (beginning May 2024)

  • Airport: Burlington International Airport (BTV)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 4 minutes

Charlotte, N.C.

  • Airport: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
  • Airline: American
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 7 minutes

Chicago, Ill.

  • Airport: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • Airlines: Southwest, American, Frontier, United
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 55 minutes (MDW) - 2 hours 20 minutes (ORD)

Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Airport: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
  • Airlines: American, Delta, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 33 minutes

Cleveland, Ohio

  • Airport: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
  • Airline: Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 41 minutes

Columbus, Ohio

  • Airport: John Glenn International Airport (CMH)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 22 minutes

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

  • Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)
  • Airlines: American, Frontier, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 3 hours

Denver, Colo.

  • Airport: Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Airlines: Frontier, Southwest, United
  • Estimated flight duration: 3 hours 50 minutes

Detroit, Mich.

  • Airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
  • Airlines: Delta, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fla.

  • Airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • Airlines: Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 4 minutes

Fort Myers, Fla.

  • Airport: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
  • Airlines: Avelo, Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 5 minutes

Hartford/Springfield, Conn.

  • Airport: Bradley International Airport (BDL)
  • Airlines: Breeze, Frontier (beginning May 2024)
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 42 minutes

Houston, Texas

  • Airport: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
  • Airlines: United, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration:

Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Airport: Indianapolis International Airport (IND)
  • Airlines: Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 48 minutes

Islip, Long Island, N.Y.

  • Airport: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Airport: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

Las Vegas, Nev.

  • Airport: Harry Reid International Airport (LAS)
  • Airline: Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 4 hours 56 minutes

Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • Airline: American, Breeze, Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 5 hours 25 minutes

Manchester, N.H.

  • Airport: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT)
  • Airline: Avelo
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Miami, Fla.

  • Airport: Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Airlines: American, Delta, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 15 minutes

Milwaukee, Wisc. (beginning May 2024)

  • Airport: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
  • Airline: Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 13 minutes

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.

  • Airport: Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)
  • Airlines: Delta, Sun Country
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 46 minutes

Nashville, Tenn.

  • Airport: Nashville International Airport (BNA)
  • Airlines: American, Delta, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

New Haven, Conn.

  • Airport: Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN)
  • Airline: Avelo
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 35 minutes

New Orleans, La.

  • Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
  • Airlines: Breeze, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 18 minutes

New York, N.Y.

  • Airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  • Airlines: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, United
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 24 minutes

Orlando, Fla.

  • Airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • Airlines: Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Airport: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  • Airlines: American, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 25 minutes

Phoenix, Ariz.

  • Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
  • Airlines: American, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 4 hours 48 minutes

Pittsburgh, Pa.

  • Airport: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
  • Airlines: American, Breeze, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 25 minutes

Portland, Maine

  • Airport: Portland International Jetport (PWM)
  • Airlines: Breeze, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 5 minutes

Providence/Newport, R.I.

  • Airport: Green Airport (PVD)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 44 minutes

Rochester, N.Y.

  • Airport: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)
  • Airline: Avelo
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
  • Airline: Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 4 hours 35 minutes

San Diego, Calif.

  • Airport: San Diego International Airport (SAN)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 5 hours 19 minutes

San Francisco, Calif.

  • Airport: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Airline: United
  • Estimated flight duration: 5 hours 40 minutes

San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Airport: Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU)
  • Airline: Frontier, JetBlue
  • Estimated flight duration: 3 hours 16 minutes

Seattle/Tacoma, Wash.

  • Airport: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
  • Airlines: Alaska, Delta
  • Estimated flight duration: 5 hours 40 minutes

St. Louis, Mo.

  • Airport: St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL)
  • Airline: Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours

Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Airport: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR)
  • Airlines: Breeze, Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 44 minutes

Tampa, Fla.

  • Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • Airlines: American, Breeze, Delta, Frontier, Southwest
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Trenton-Mercer, N.J.

  • Airport: Trenton–Mercer Airport (TTN)
  • Airline: Frontier
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

West Palm Beach, Fla.

  • Airport: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
  • Airline: Avelo (returning in November 2024), Breeze (beginning June 21)
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours

White Plains, N.Y. (beginning May 3, 2024)

  • Airport: Westchester County Airport (HPN)
  • Airline: Breeze
  • Estimated flight duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

International

Nonstop international flights from RDU
Data: Axios Research; Graphic: Rahul Mukherjee/Axios

Cancun, Mexico

  • Airport: Cancún International Airport (CUN)
  • Airlines: American, Delta, JetBlue
  • Estimated flight duration: 3 hours 20 minutes

Frankfurt, Germany (beginning June 2024)

  • Airport: Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
  • Airline: Lufthansa
  • Estimated flight duration: 8 hours 25 minutes

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

  • Airport: Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO)
  • Airline: Bahamasair
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours

London, England

  • Airport: Heathrow (LHR)
  • Airline: American
  • Estimated flight duration: 7 hours 40 minutes

Mexico City, Mexico (beginning July 1, 2024)

  • Airport: Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
  • Airline: Aeromexico
  • Estimated flight duration: 4 hours 5 minutes

Montreal, Canada

  • Airport: Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL)
  • Airline: Air Canada
  • Estimated flight duration: 2 hours 28 minutes

Panama City, Panama

  • Airport: Tocumen International Airport Panama (PTY)
  • Airline: Copa Airlines
  • Estimated flight duration: 4 hours 25 minutes

Paris, France

  • Airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
  • Airline: Air France
  • Estimated flight duration: 7 hours 50 minutes

Reykjavík, Iceland

  • Airport: Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
  • Airline: Icelandair
  • Estimated flight duration: 6 hours 10 minutes
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