The cheapest times to fly from IAD to DGO are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to July 15th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • September 24th 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 DGO is late January. Prices can be as high as $946 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $560 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Durango

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Durango (DGO) will usually cost between $573 to $826 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $588. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $631 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to DGO flight.

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

IAD to DGO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to DGO 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 $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $117 (17%) 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 $609. Return trip prices are from the DGO 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 DGO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 22 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 DGO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT) in Mazatlan

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from DGO
  • Usually 5.47% less expensive than DGO
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to MZT flights

Destination alternative #2: Torreon International Airport (TRC) in Torreon

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from DGO
  • Usually 3.49% less expensive than DGO
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to TRC flights


Flight Hacking IAD to DGO

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 DGO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (IAD > GDL > DGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $83 (13.15%)

See IAD to GDL flights

Hack #2: Monterrey (IAD > MTY > DGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $575
  • Average savings: $56 (8.87%)

See IAD to MTY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1883 miles or 3030 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to DGO flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Durango?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from IAD to DGO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDGO
Destination airport nameDurango International Airport


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