The cheapest times to fly from IAD to DAR are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 DAR is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1458 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $643 for Monday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Dar es Salaam

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) will usually cost between $654 to $1269 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $681. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $693 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $804 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to DAR flight.

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

IAD to DAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to DAR 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 $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dar es Salaam, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $823. Return trip prices are from the DAR 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 DAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7940 miles or 12778 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to DAR flight is about 15 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Dar Es Salaam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from IAD to DAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDAR
Destination airport nameJulius Nyerere International Airport
CityDar Es Salaam


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