The cheapest times to fly from IAD to APW are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • March 26th to May 27th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (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 APW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3436 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1318 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Apia

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Apia (APW) will usually cost between $1380 to $2637 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 $1414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2636. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1222 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1869 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to APW flight.

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

IAD to APW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to APW flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 to Apia, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1740 (41%) 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 $1624. Return trip prices are from the APW 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 APW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 41 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 APW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Pago Pago, AS

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from APW
  • Usually 4.23% less expensive than APW
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to PPG flights


Flight Hacking IAD to APW

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 APW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (IAD > AKL > APW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1712
  • Average savings: $157 (8.4%)

See IAD to AKL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (IAD > LAX > APW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1753
  • Average savings: $116 (6.21%)

See IAD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Sydney (IAD > SYD > APW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1798
  • Average savings: $71 (3.8%)

See IAD to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7055 miles or 11354 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to APW flight is about 13 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Apia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from IAD to APW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeAPW
Destination airport nameFaleolo International Airport


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