The cheapest times to fly from GUW to IAD are

  • January 22nd to February 11th (except the week of January 29th)
  • March 26th to June 10th
  • August 13th to October 28th

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 GUW to IAD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $6353 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $910 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Atyrau (GUW) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $971 to $5200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1094. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2121. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1027 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1074 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUW to IAD flight.

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

GUW to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUW to IAD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atyrau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into GUW. 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 $3568 (59%) 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 $1039. Return trip prices are from the IAD to GUW 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 GUW 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 11 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Moscow (GUW > SVO > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $816
  • Average savings: $258 (24.03%)

See GUW to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (GUW > IST > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $62 (5.78%)

See GUW to SVO flights

Hack #3: Almaty (GUW > ALA > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $47 (4.33%)

See GUW to ALA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, Finnair, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5719 miles or 9204 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUW to IAD flight is about 11 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Atyrau and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from GUW to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GUW
Origination airport name Atyrau Airport
City Atyrau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 47.1
Longitude 51.8

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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