The cheapest times to fly from ZUH to IAD are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of March 26th)
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the week of December 10th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ZUH to IAD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2789 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1048 for Wednesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $1191 to $2287 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2406. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1674 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZUH to IAD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ZUH to IAD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ZUH to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZUH to IAD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Zhuhai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $452 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1562. Return trip prices are from the IAD to ZUH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ZUH to IAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ZUH to IAD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ZUH to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ZUH > LAX > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $613 (36.59%)

See ZUH to PVG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (ZUH > PVG > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1170
  • Average savings: $504 (30.11%)

See ZUH to LAX flights

Hack #3: Nanchang (ZUH > KHN > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1265
  • Average savings: $410 (24.46%)

See ZUH to KHN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZUH to IAD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Jinwan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8166 miles or 13142 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZUH to IAD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZUH to IAD flight is about 15 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Zhuhai and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ZUH to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZUH
Origination airport name Jinwan Airport
City Zhuhai
Country China
Latitude 22
Longitude 113.4

Return Airport

Destination code IAD
Destination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5


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