The cheapest times to fly from HRB to IAD are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • June 11th to July 8th (except the week of June 18th)
  • August 27th to September 23rd (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 15th 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 HRB to IAD is early April. Prices can be as high as $2915 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $721 for Tuesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Harbin (HRB) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $812 to $1959 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $802. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2097. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1162 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRB to IAD flight.

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

HRB to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRB to IAD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Harbin. 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. Saturdays 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 $268 (17%) 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 $1130. Return trip prices are from the IAD to HRB 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 HRB 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 12 hour 31 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 HRB to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 9.21% less expensive than IAD
  • 2-layover flights available

See HRB to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 7.57% less expensive than IAD
  • 2-layover flights available

See HRB to DCA flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (HRB > JFK > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $309 (26.59%)

See HRB to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (HRB > LAX > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1034
  • Average savings: $129 (11.06%)

See HRB to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (HRB > SFO > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $55 (4.69%)

See HRB to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6410 miles or 10316 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRB to IAD flight is about 12 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Harbin and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from HRB to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HRB
Origination airport name Taiping Airport
City Harbin
Country China
Latitude 45.6
Longitude 126.3

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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