The cheapest times to fly from IAD to BGW are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 BGW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1852 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $978 for Thursday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Baghdad

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Baghdad (BGW) will usually cost between $979 to $1792 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1011. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1732. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $721 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1069 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to BGW flight.

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

IAD to BGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to BGW 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $264 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1131. Return trip prices are from the BGW 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 BGW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6206 miles or 9988 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to BGW flight is about 12 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Baghdad?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from IAD to BGW.


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 BGW
Destination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4


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