The cheapest times to fly from FAY to IAD are

  • August 13th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 10th)

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 FAY to IAD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1254 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $151 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Fayetteville, NC (FAY) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $184 to $588 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $471 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAY to IAD flight.

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

FAY to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAY to IAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fayetteville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.72, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $170 (38%) 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 $279. Return trip prices are from the IAD to FAY 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 FAY 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 30 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 FAY to IAD while comparing.

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

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 28.10% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 21.60% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 15.71% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to MDT flights

Destination alternative #4: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 10.88% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to DCA flights

Destination alternative #5: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 9.37% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to PHF flights

Destination alternative #6: 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 FAY to RIC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAY 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 Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 284 miles or 457 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAY to IAD flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Fayetteville, NC and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from FAY to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFAY
Origination airport nameFayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
CityFayetteville, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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