The cheapest times to fly from IAD to ACC are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • September 10th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

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 ACC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1763 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $817 for Sunday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Accra

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Accra (ACC) will usually cost between $836 to $1462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $859. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1473. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $614 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1001 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to ACC flight.

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

IAD to ACC Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ACC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. 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 $123 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1019. Return trip prices are from the ACC 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 ACC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to ACC

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 IAD to ACC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (IAD > LHR > ACC)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $54 (5.39%)

See IAD to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, ASKY, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Ethiopian, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5292 miles or 8517 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to ACC flight is about 10 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Accra?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from IAD to ACC.


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 ACC
Destination airport name Accra Kotoka International Airport
City Accra
Country Ghana
Latitude 5.6
Longitude -0.2


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