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The cheapest times to fly from IAD to GIB are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 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 GIB is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3238 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $967 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.

 

When to Fly to Gibraltar

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Gibraltar (GIB) will usually cost between $985 to $1849 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1026. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $1928. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $901 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1212 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to GIB flight.

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

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IAD to GIB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to GIB 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 $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GIB, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gibraltar, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $408 (17%) 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 $1196. Return trip prices are from the GIB to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to GIB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 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 GIB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Malaga Airport (AGP) in Malaga

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from GIB
  • Usually 25.87% less expensive than GIB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to AGP flights

Destination alternative #2: Seville Airport (SVQ) in Seville

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from GIB
  • Usually 22.19% less expensive than GIB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to SVQ flights

Destination alternative #3: Tanger Ibn Batouta International Airport (TNG) in Tangier

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from GIB
  • Usually 11.63% less expensive than GIB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to TNG flights

 

Flight Hacking IAD to GIB

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 GIB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (IAD > LGW > GIB)

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $518 (42.74%)

See IAD to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (IAD > LHR > GIB)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $512 (42.2%)

See IAD to LHR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IAD > JFK > GIB)

  • Price for both tickets: $799
  • Average savings: $413 (34.08%)

See IAD to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3847 miles or 6191 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to GIB flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Gibraltar?

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77.5

Return Airport

Destination codeGIB
Destination airport nameGibraltar Airport
CityGibraltar
CountryGibraltar
Latitude36.2
Longitude-5.3

 

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