The cheapest times to fly from IAD to ASM are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 ASM is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1881 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $760 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Asmara

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Asmara (ASM) will usually cost between $800 to $1734 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 $872. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1752. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $880 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1059 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to ASM flight.

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

IAD to ASM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to ASM 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ASM, 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 $161 (12%) 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 $1072. Return trip prices are from the ASM 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 ASM 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 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6883 miles or 11077 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to ASM flight is about 13 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Asmara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from IAD to ASM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeASM
Destination airport nameAsmara International Airport


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