The cheapest times to fly from ADD to IAD are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • April 30th to June 10th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 ADD to IAD is early November. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $814 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $834 to $1258 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 $846. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $954 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to IAD flight.

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

ADD to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to IAD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ADD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Addis Ababa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (7%) 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 $974. Return trip prices are from the IAD to ADD 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 ADD to IAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Namibia, American, ASKY, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7184 miles or 11561 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to IAD flight is about 13 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from ADD to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADD
Origination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8

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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