The cheapest times to fly from IAD to AHB are

  • January 1st to May 6th
  • June 25th to July 8th

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 AHB is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $9468 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1018 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Abha

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Abha (AHB) will usually cost between $1018 to $3288 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1018. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $2982. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1964 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to AHB flight.

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

IAD to AHB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to AHB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $429 (23%) 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 $1248. Return trip prices are from the AHB 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 AHB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to AHB

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 AHB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Jeddah (IAD > JED > AHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $174 (14.57%)

See IAD to JED flights

Hack #2: Dammam (IAD > DMM > AHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $154 (12.9%)

See IAD to DMM flights

Hack #3: Riyadh (IAD > RUH > AHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $84 (6.99%)

See IAD to RUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Iberia, Lufthansa, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6909 miles or 11119 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to AHB flight is about 13 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Abha?

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


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 AHB
Destination airport name Abha Airport
City Abha
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 18.2
Longitude 42.7


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