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The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to IAD are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 ABQ to IAD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1188 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $336 to $655 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $431 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to IAD flight.

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

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ABQ to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to IAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $171 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $368. Return trip prices are from the IAD to ABQ 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 ABQ 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 3 hour 54 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 ABQ to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 12.54% less expensive than IAD
  • Nonstop flights available

See ABQ to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 12.54% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to PHL flights

Destination alternative #3: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 7.55% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to RIC flights

Destination alternative #4: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 6.85% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to MDT flights

Destination alternative #5: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 6.74% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to DCA flights

Destination alternative #6: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 2.90% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to CHO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1624 miles or 2614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to IAD flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from ABQ to IAD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ABQ
Origination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

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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