The cheapest times to fly from IAD to BET are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • June 4th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the week of August 20th)

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 BET is early November. Prices can be as high as $1628 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $773 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Bethel

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Bethel, AK (BET) will usually cost between $790 to $993 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $798. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1130. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $332 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to BET flight.

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

IAD to BET Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to BET 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 $0.14, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $63 (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 $820. Return trip prices are from the BET 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 BET can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to BET

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 BET — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (IAD > ANC > BET)

  • Price for both tickets: $802
  • Average savings: $14 (1.72%)

See IAD to ANC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3740 miles or 6019 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to BET flight is about 7 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Bethel, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from IAD to BET.


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 BET
Destination airport name Bethel Airport
City Bethel, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 60.8
Longitude -161.8


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