The cheapest times to fly from BPN to IAD are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • June 18th to July 29th
  • November 26th 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 BPN to IAD is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $3249 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $2108 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Balikpapan (BPN) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $2108 to $3008 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $2141. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $2966. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $825 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BPN to IAD flight.

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

BPN to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BPN to IAD flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Balikpapan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BPN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Balikpapan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1227 (35%) 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 $2211. Return trip prices are from the IAD to BPN 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 BPN to IAD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Jakarta (BPN > CGK > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1495
  • Average savings: $745 (33.26%)

See BPN to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (BPN > SIN > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1525
  • Average savings: $715 (31.92%)

See BPN to CGK flights

Hack #3: Surabaya (BPN > SUB > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1690
  • Average savings: $550 (24.55%)

See BPN to SUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, EgyptAir, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9678 miles or 15575 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BPN to IAD flight is about 18 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Balikpapan and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from BPN to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBPN
Origination airport nameSultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeIAD
Destination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States


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