The cheapest times to fly from IAD to ABI are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 IAD to ABI is mid January. Prices can be as high as $975 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $328 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Abilene

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Abilene, TX (ABI) will usually cost between $328 to $629 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $687. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $352 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $390 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to ABI flight.

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

IAD to ABI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to ABI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Sundays 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 $162 (31%) 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 $359. Return trip prices are from the ABI to IAD 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 IAD to ABI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 22 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 IAD to ABI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (SPS) in Wichita Falls, TX

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 9.87% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to SPS flights

Destination alternative #2: San Angelo Regional/Mathis Field Airport (SJT) in San Angelo, TX

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 7.18% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to SJT flights

Destination alternative #3: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 1.41% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to GRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1322 miles or 2128 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to ABI flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Abilene, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from IAD to ABI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAD
Origination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5

Return Airport

Destination code ABI
Destination airport name Abilene Regional Airport
City Abilene, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.4
Longitude -99.7


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