The cheapest times to fly from IAD to AUH are
- January 8th to April 1st
- April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
- September 17th 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 AUH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1484 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $680 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Abu Dhabi
Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $751 to $1222 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $756. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1314. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $558 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $842 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to AUH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to AUH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAD to AUH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (4%) 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 $859. Return trip prices are from the AUH to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAD to AUH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 43 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from IAD to AUH while comparing.
- 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
- Usually 9.09% less expensive than AUH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAD to AUH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7074 miles or 11384 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAD to AUH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to AUH flight is about 13 hour 43 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Abu Dhabi?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from IAD to AUH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Abu Dhabi International Airport|
|Country||the United Arab Emirates|
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