The cheapest times to fly from IAD to ABY are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 20th 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 ABY is late January. Prices can be as high as $837 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $233 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Albany, GA (ABY) will usually cost between $236 to $520 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $293. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $547. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $359 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to ABY flight.

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

IAD to ABY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to ABY 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $156 (35%) 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 $285. Return trip prices are from the ABY 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 ABY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 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 ABY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 22.14% less expensive than ABY
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAD to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 14.35% less expensive than ABY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to ECP flights

Destination alternative #3: Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) in Tallahassee, FL

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 8.64% less expensive than ABY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to TLH flights

Destination alternative #4: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 8.64% less expensive than ABY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to MGM flights

Destination alternative #5: Columbus Airport (CSG) in Columbus, GA

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 4.32% less expensive than ABY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to CSG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 637 miles or 1025 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to ABY flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Albany, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 30 available flights from IAD to ABY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeABY
Destination airport nameSouthwest Georgia Regional Airport
CityAlbany, GA
Countrythe United States


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