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Low Season:
January
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
October
Most popular time to fly
11%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$264
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$195
or less (round trip)

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $195 or less.
The cheapest flight from New York to Raleigh-Durham was found 78 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be September, October and November. The cheapest month to fly is January.
Morning departure is around 1% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking New York to Raleigh-Durham Flights

How long does a flight from New York to Raleigh-Durham take?
An average nonstop flight takes 1h 39m, covering a distance of 426 miles.
How many flights are there between New York and Raleigh-Durham?
There are 1,421 (nonstop) flights between New York and Raleigh-Durham per week, averaging 215 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from New York to Raleigh-Durham?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($147), JetBlue ($147) and Delta ($147).
Do I need a passport to fly between New York and Raleigh-Durham?
No.
Which airlines fly most frequently between New York and Raleigh-Durham?
Delta (34 times daily), WestJet (24 times daily), United (20 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly New York to Raleigh-Durham?
For New York to Raleigh-Durham, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Raleigh-Durham back to New York, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Thursday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from New York to Raleigh-Durham (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
New York
$147
only
$147
Destination
Raleigh
$147
only
$147
Thu, Feb 8
JFK
RDU
2h 05m
Sun, Feb 18
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 13
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 16 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

seating and legroom

JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Was great

Delayed

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 3.3

No one knew I was deaf as crew knew on way to NY. Not sure why this happened.

I am deaf. Ticket going to NY stated deaf and this return said nothing on it. Plane had no air, just heat. Steward was excellent during flight and kept offering front of plane water. Very unpleasant. Poor guy was sweating serving drinks/food. He was a gem.

JFK
RDU
Okay 4.0

I liked that the flight was short

I did not like the impatient crew member and his exasperated tone of voice when he told me "that overhead compartment is full so you nwed to use one that isn't full." Not everyone is a frequent flier and knows 100% proper plane ettiquette. And we ALL get tired on the job. Either suck it up or find a job where your mouth stays shut!!

JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Unable to turn off the movie screening

Thu, Feb 22
JFK
RDU
1h 57m
Fri, Mar 2
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 9 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, good service in First Class. Had the side with only one seat -- nice to have no neighbors.

BNA
BOS
Mediocre 2.0

Delta staff taking care of rude/beligerant guests first vedore guests patiently/kindly waiting in line ... children watched that behavior and the jerks recieved special treatment. Flight staff ripped up guests boarding pass in face. Staff allowed ys to board plane and put our bags under plane and then crew timed out before take off. Never will use Delta again.

BOS
AUS
Good 6.0

Delayed so I was not home until middle of the night.

CUN
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

The crew on board were helpful

Delta staff at airport were unprofessional. They had us spend over an hour traveling to a different TSA line because they closed the line we were in. The other line was a 10 minute drive away. Also our bags did not reach philadelphia when we landed at 3 am.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 2.0

Returning flight delayed 7+ hours

Fri, Feb 9
JFK
RDU
1h 58m
Sun, Feb 18
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Feb 14
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 15 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

seating and legroom

JFK
RDU
Good 6.3

Great entertainment.

Delayed, rough flight.

JFK
RDU
Good 6.4

I landed at 8 pm from Reykjavik and had to wait until morning to connect. Trying to sleep in Terminal 5 is troublesome. I came home having been awake for two days straight and was sick for four days.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Was great

Delayed

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Kind crew member.

Fri, Feb 23
JFK
RDU
2h 11m
Fri, Mar 2
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 8 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
CUN
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

The crew on board were helpful

Delta staff at airport were unprofessional. They had us spend over an hour traveling to a different TSA line because they closed the line we were in. The other line was a 10 minute drive away. Also our bags did not reach philadelphia when we landed at 3 am.

BOS
AUS
Good 6.0

Delayed so I was not home until middle of the night.

BNA
BOS
Mediocre 2.0

Delta staff taking care of rude/beligerant guests first vedore guests patiently/kindly waiting in line ... children watched that behavior and the jerks recieved special treatment. Flight staff ripped up guests boarding pass in face. Staff allowed ys to board plane and put our bags under plane and then crew timed out before take off. Never will use Delta again.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 3.3

Boarding was quick and flight was on time

I was seated next to an extremely obese man. He was so large his body spilled over not only into my seat but rested on my body if I did not plaster myself against the window. This was very disturbing on many levels. First of all, I paid for a seat on the flight but only was able to utilize half of it for the man next to me took up not only his seat but half of mine. Secondly, we were seated in an exit row. There was no way this man could fit through the emergency exit. This aroused a sense of panic and an overall feeling of unsafety for me because in the event of an emergency no one would be able to escape in our area because this man would clog up our exit. This could prove fatal for many people. Thirdly, his body kept touching mine since he was overflowing into my seat. During takeoff and turbulence especially, his excessive fat would rest on my legs, arms, and torso and bounce around. There was no escaping it. It was not only disgusting and disturbing to be unwillfully touched by this stranger, but it also caused me to feel extremely claustrophobic. I feel as though regulations need to change regarding excessively obese people flying on commercial airliners. It is unfair for passengers like me to pay an equal amount and be cheated by passengers like him and only receive half of what I paid for mixed with undesired human contact and is also a serious safety hazard. Thank you for your time and I hope you take my complaint seriously and consider reviewing your regulations.

TLH
ATL
Mediocre 2.0

Ice in the morning in Atlanta and Delta cancels my 6pm flight to Atlanta leaving me no flight home that night.

Sat, Feb 10
JFK
RDU
1h 58m
Sun, Feb 18
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 20
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 9 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Was great

Delayed

JFK
RDU
Good 6.4

I landed at 8 pm from Reykjavik and had to wait until morning to connect. Trying to sleep in Terminal 5 is troublesome. I came home having been awake for two days straight and was sick for four days.

JFK
RDU
Good 6.3

Great entertainment.

Delayed, rough flight.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

seating and legroom

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Jet blue seat and leg room and entertainment options made the flight a good experience.

Sat, Feb 24
JFK
RDU
1h 54m
Fri, Mar 2
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 7 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
PDX
JFK
Excellent 8.3

Food

Leg room

CUN
ATL
Excellent 9.6

The weather was bad in Atlanta. We were rerouted to Minneapolis and made a connection to Philadelphia. No problems.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 3.3

Boarding was quick and flight was on time

I was seated next to an extremely obese man. He was so large his body spilled over not only into my seat but rested on my body if I did not plaster myself against the window. This was very disturbing on many levels. First of all, I paid for a seat on the flight but only was able to utilize half of it for the man next to me took up not only his seat but half of mine. Secondly, we were seated in an exit row. There was no way this man could fit through the emergency exit. This aroused a sense of panic and an overall feeling of unsafety for me because in the event of an emergency no one would be able to escape in our area because this man would clog up our exit. This could prove fatal for many people. Thirdly, his body kept touching mine since he was overflowing into my seat. During takeoff and turbulence especially, his excessive fat would rest on my legs, arms, and torso and bounce around. There was no escaping it. It was not only disgusting and disturbing to be unwillfully touched by this stranger, but it also caused me to feel extremely claustrophobic. I feel as though regulations need to change regarding excessively obese people flying on commercial airliners. It is unfair for passengers like me to pay an equal amount and be cheated by passengers like him and only receive half of what I paid for mixed with undesired human contact and is also a serious safety hazard. Thank you for your time and I hope you take my complaint seriously and consider reviewing your regulations.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, good service in First Class. Had the side with only one seat -- nice to have no neighbors.

BOS
AUS
Good 6.0

Delayed so I was not home until middle of the night.

Sun, Feb 11
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Sun, Feb 18
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 20
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 9 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Kind crew member.

JFK
RDU
Okay 4.3

Boarding quickly

Lack of food and entertainment.

JFK
RDU
Good 6.3

Great entertainment.

Delayed, rough flight.

JFK
RDU
Good 7.3

Good crew... smooth flight.

Flight left almost an hour late.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Jet blue seat and leg room and entertainment options made the flight a good experience.

Mon, Feb 26
JFK
RDU
1h 56m
Fri, Mar 2
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 5 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, good service in First Class. Had the side with only one seat -- nice to have no neighbors.

PDX
JFK
Excellent 8.3

Food

Leg room

BNA
BOS
Mediocre 2.0

Delta staff taking care of rude/beligerant guests first vedore guests patiently/kindly waiting in line ... children watched that behavior and the jerks recieved special treatment. Flight staff ripped up guests boarding pass in face. Staff allowed ys to board plane and put our bags under plane and then crew timed out before take off. Never will use Delta again.

BOS
AUS
Good 6.0

Delayed so I was not home until middle of the night.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

USB and AC power supplied in-seat is incredibly nice feature.

1 of the 3 bags we checked was forgotten at JFK airport. Since we had a 5 hour layover, Delta had ample time to get the bag on the plane.

Mon, Feb 12
JFK
RDU
1h 53m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 17 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Feb 21
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Thu, Mar 1
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 9 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Was great

Delayed

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Jet blue seat and leg room and entertainment options made the flight a good experience.

JFK
RDU
Good 6.0

they did not communicate with their partner emirates making it hard to change flights- emirates ended up doing all the work to get my flight changed

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Kind crew member.

JFK
RDU
Good 6.3

Great entertainment.

Delayed, rough flight.

Wed, Feb 28
JFK
RDU
1h 56m
Thu, Mar 8
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 9 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
BNA
BOS
Mediocre 2.0

Delta staff taking care of rude/beligerant guests first vedore guests patiently/kindly waiting in line ... children watched that behavior and the jerks recieved special treatment. Flight staff ripped up guests boarding pass in face. Staff allowed ys to board plane and put our bags under plane and then crew timed out before take off. Never will use Delta again.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, good service in First Class. Had the side with only one seat -- nice to have no neighbors.

CUN
ATL
Excellent 9.6

The weather was bad in Atlanta. We were rerouted to Minneapolis and made a connection to Philadelphia. No problems.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 3.3

Boarding was quick and flight was on time

I was seated next to an extremely obese man. He was so large his body spilled over not only into my seat but rested on my body if I did not plaster myself against the window. This was very disturbing on many levels. First of all, I paid for a seat on the flight but only was able to utilize half of it for the man next to me took up not only his seat but half of mine. Secondly, we were seated in an exit row. There was no way this man could fit through the emergency exit. This aroused a sense of panic and an overall feeling of unsafety for me because in the event of an emergency no one would be able to escape in our area because this man would clog up our exit. This could prove fatal for many people. Thirdly, his body kept touching mine since he was overflowing into my seat. During takeoff and turbulence especially, his excessive fat would rest on my legs, arms, and torso and bounce around. There was no escaping it. It was not only disgusting and disturbing to be unwillfully touched by this stranger, but it also caused me to feel extremely claustrophobic. I feel as though regulations need to change regarding excessively obese people flying on commercial airliners. It is unfair for passengers like me to pay an equal amount and be cheated by passengers like him and only receive half of what I paid for mixed with undesired human contact and is also a serious safety hazard. Thank you for your time and I hope you take my complaint seriously and consider reviewing your regulations.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 2.0

Returning flight delayed 7+ hours

Thu, Feb 15
JFK
RDU
1h 58m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 14 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sun, Feb 25
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Mar 7
RDU
JFK
1h 29m
Trip: 11 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Okay 4.0

I liked that the flight was short

I did not like the impatient crew member and his exasperated tone of voice when he told me "that overhead compartment is full so you nwed to use one that isn't full." Not everyone is a frequent flier and knows 100% proper plane ettiquette. And we ALL get tired on the job. Either suck it up or find a job where your mouth stays shut!!

JFK
RDU
Good 7.3

Good crew... smooth flight.

Flight left almost an hour late.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Jet blue seat and leg room and entertainment options made the flight a good experience.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Kind crew member.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

seating and legroom

Fri, Mar 2
JFK
RDU
1h 39m
Thu, Mar 22
RDU
JFK
1h 27m
Trip: 20 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 15 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
JFK
RDU
Excellent 9.6

Crew aware of my children's nut allergy and chose not to serve

Coffee horrible

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, good service in First Class. Had the side with only one seat -- nice to have no neighbors.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

USB and AC power supplied in-seat is incredibly nice feature.

1 of the 3 bags we checked was forgotten at JFK airport. Since we had a 5 hour layover, Delta had ample time to get the bag on the plane.

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 2.0

Returning flight delayed 7+ hours

PDX
JFK
Excellent 8.3

Food

Leg room

Mon, Feb 19
JFK
RDU
2h 11m
Wed, Feb 28
RDU
JFK
1h 37m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Mar 1
JFK
RDU
1h 44m
Wed, Mar 21
RDU
JFK
1h 54m
Trip: 20 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 50 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.0
Food
7.8
JFK
RDU
Good 6.4

I landed at 8 pm from Reykjavik and had to wait until morning to connect. Trying to sleep in Terminal 5 is troublesome. I came home having been awake for two days straight and was sick for four days.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

Jet blue seat and leg room and entertainment options made the flight a good experience.

JFK
RDU
Excellent 10.0

seating and legroom

JFK
RDU
Excellent 8.0

Unable to turn off the movie screening

JFK
RDU
Mediocre 3.3

No one knew I was deaf as crew knew on way to NY. Not sure why this happened.

I am deaf. Ticket going to NY stated deaf and this return said nothing on it. Plane had no air, just heat. Steward was excellent during flight and kept offering front of plane water. Very unpleasant. Poor guy was sweating serving drinks/food. He was a gem.

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New York to Raleigh-Durham Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration 1h 45m
Flights Arrive in Raleigh-Durham
Flights Depart from New York
Flight Price $147
Distance 426 miles
Airlines JetBlue, Delta
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