The cheapest times to fly from IAD to CFE are

  • September 24th to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 CFE is mid March. Prices can be as high as $1699 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1009 for Wednesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Clermont-Ferrand

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) will usually cost between $1012 to $1588 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1053. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1497. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $443 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1227 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to CFE flight.

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

IAD to CFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to CFE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CFE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Clermont-Ferrand, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $118 (9%) 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 $1173. Return trip prices are from the CFE 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 CFE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 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 CFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Geneva Airport (GVA) in Geneva

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from CFE
  • Usually 34.98% less expensive than CFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAD to GVA flights

Destination alternative #2: Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) in Lyon

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from CFE
  • Usually 33.14% less expensive than CFE
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to LYS flights

Destination alternative #3: Poitiers Biard Airport (PIS) in Poitiers

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from CFE
  • Usually 1.51% less expensive than CFE
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to PIS flights


Flight Hacking IAD to CFE

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 CFE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (IAD > CDG > CFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $461 (37.55%)

See IAD to CDG flights

Hack #2: Nice (IAD > NCE > CFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $433 (35.26%)

See IAD to NCE flights

Hack #3: Paris (IAD > ORY > CFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $404 (32.9%)

See IAD to ORY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Clermont Ferrand Auvergne Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3965 miles or 6381 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to CFE flight is about 8 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Clermont-Ferrand?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from IAD to CFE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCFE
Destination airport nameClermont Ferrand Auvergne Airport


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