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The cheapest times to fly from ABE to IAD are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • March 19th to May 6th
  • May 21st to July 1st
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 ABE to IAD is early November. Prices can be as high as $768 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $457 for Friday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $494 to $536 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $495. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $570. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $531 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABE to IAD flight.

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

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ABE to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABE to IAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Allentown. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.07, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $15 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $523. Return trip prices are from the IAD to ABE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABE 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 1 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ABE to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 31.64% less expensive than IAD
  • Nonstop flights available

See ABE to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 23.16% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABE to CHO flights

Destination alternative #3: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 26.93% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABE to PHF flights

Destination alternative #4: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 23.16% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABE to RIC flights

Destination alternative #5: University Park Airport (SCE) in State College, PA

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 20.90% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABE to SCE flights

 

Flight Hacking ABE 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 ABE to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Raleigh/Durham, NC (ABE > RDU > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $422
  • Average savings: $110 (20.62%)

See ABE to RDU flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ABE > BOS > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $106 (19.96%)

See ABE to BOS flights

Hack #3: Charleston, SC (ABE > CHS > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $449
  • Average savings: $82 (15.44%)

See ABE to CHS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 159 miles or 256 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABE to IAD flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ABE to IAD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ABE
Origination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4

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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