The cheapest times to fly from IAD to ADD are

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • March 19th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 ADD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1459 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $759 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Addis Ababa

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Addis Ababa (ADD) will usually cost between $795 to $1359 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 $789. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1375. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $586 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $901 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to ADD flight.

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

IAD to ADD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to ADD 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ADD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Addis Ababa, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (7%) 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 $955. Return trip prices are from the ADD 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 ADD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Namibia, American, ASKY, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7184 miles or 11561 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to ADD flight is about 13 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Addis Ababa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from IAD to ADD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeADD
Destination airport nameBole International Airport
CityAddis Ababa


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