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The cheapest times to fly from AUH to IAD are

  • January 22nd to February 18th
  • May 7th to June 17th (except the week of May 28th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 AUH to IAD is early November. Prices can be as high as $1724 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $895 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $966 to $1369 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 $941. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1488. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $547 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1224 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUH to IAD flight.

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

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AUH to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUH to IAD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Abu Dhabi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 to Washington, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Abu Dhabi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (4%) 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 $1165. Return trip prices are from the IAD to AUH 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 AUH 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 43 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from AUH to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 9.80% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to MDT flights

Destination alternative #2: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 9.80% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to RIC flights

Destination alternative #3: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 4.33% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to BWI flights

Destination alternative #4: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 9.80% less expensive than IAD
  • 2-layover flights available

See AUH to PHF flights

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

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 3.68% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to DCA flights

Destination alternative #6: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 4.29% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to PHL flights

 

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

Hack #1: Istanbul (AUH > IST > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $327 (26.67%)

See AUH to CAI flights

Hack #2: Cairo (AUH > CAI > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1009
  • Average savings: $215 (17.57%)

See AUH to IST flights

Hack #3: Moscow (AUH > DME > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1011
  • Average savings: $213 (17.4%)

See AUH to DME flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7074 miles or 11384 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUH to IAD flight is about 13 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Abu Dhabi and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from AUH to IAD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeAUH
Origination airport nameAbu Dhabi International Airport
CityAbu Dhabi
Countrythe United Arab Emirates
Latitude24.4
Longitude54.7

Return Airport

Destination codeIAD
Destination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77.5

 

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