The cheapest times to fly from IAD to CGH are
- January 22nd to February 11th
- March 5th to April 1st
- May 7th to June 3rd
- August 6th to November 18th
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 CGH is early September. Prices can be as high as $3055 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1211 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to São Paulo
Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $1243 to $2156 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2149. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $853 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1425 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to CGH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to CGH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAD to CGH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than 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
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 $212 (12%) 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 $1410. Return trip prices are from the CGH 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 CGH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 33 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 CGH while comparing.
- 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
- Usually 31.27% less expensive than CGH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Hacking IAD to CGH
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 CGH — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1009
- Average savings: $416 (29.2%)
- Price for both tickets: $1023
- Average savings: $402 (28.19%)
- Price for both tickets: $1084
- Average savings: $341 (23.9%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAD to CGH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Congonhas Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4759 miles or 7659 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAD to CGH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to CGH flight is about 9 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Sao Paulo?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from IAD to CGH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Congonhas Airport|
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