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The cheapest times to fly from IAD to LEN are

  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)
  • December 24th to March 11th (except the weeks of January 1st, January 8th, January 22nd, and February 5th)

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 LEN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $7653 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $1551 for Thursday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to León

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Leon (LEN) will usually cost between $4363 to $6367 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $6005. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3696 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to LEN flight.

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

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IAD to LEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to LEN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.9, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Fridays 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 $951 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4656. Return trip prices are from the LEN 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 LEN 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 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 LEN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Bilbao

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from LEN
  • Usually 81.83% less expensive than LEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to BIO flights

Destination alternative #2: Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Santiago de Compostela

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEN
  • Usually 78.23% less expensive than LEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to SCQ flights

Destination alternative #3: Santander Airport (SDR) in Santander

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LEN
  • Usually 77.61% less expensive than LEN
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to SDR flights

Destination alternative #4: Asturias Airport (OVD) in Asturias

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from LEN
  • Usually 76.52% less expensive than LEN
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to OVD flights

Destination alternative #5: A Coruna Airport (LCG) in A Coruna

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from LEN
  • Usually 76.12% less expensive than LEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to LCG flights

 

Flight Hacking IAD to LEN

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 LEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (IAD > BCN > LEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $895
  • Average savings: $4419 (83.16%)

See IAD to BCN flights

Hack #2: Malaga (IAD > AGP > LEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1255
  • Average savings: $4060 (76.39%)

See IAD to AGP flights

Hack #3: Palma Mallorca (IAD > PMI > LEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1502
  • Average savings: $3812 (71.74%)

See IAD to PMI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to LEN? 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, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3650 miles or 5874 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to LEN flight is about 7 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Leon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from IAD to LEN.

 

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 codeLEN
Destination airport nameLeon Airport
CityLeon
CountrySpain
Latitude42.6
Longitude-5.7

 

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