The cheapest times to fly from IAD to LLA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 LLA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1746 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $986 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Luleå

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Lulea (LLA) will usually cost between $1041 to $1451 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1072. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1394. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $322 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1165 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to LLA flight.

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

IAD to LLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to LLA 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 $0.18, 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 $166 (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 $1104. Return trip prices are from the LLA 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 LLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 17 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 LLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Oulu Airport (OUL) in Oulu

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from LLA
  • Usually 21.33% less expensive than LLA
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to OUL flights

Destination alternative #2: Kemi Tornio Airport (KEM) in Kemi

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from LLA
  • Usually 18.03% less expensive than LLA
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to KEM flights

Destination alternative #3: Rovaniemi Airport (RVN) in Rovaniemi

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from LLA
  • Usually 17.00% less expensive than LLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to RVN flights

Destination alternative #4: Umea Airport (UME) in Umea

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from LLA
  • Usually 0.43% less expensive than LLA
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to UME flights


Flight Hacking IAD to LLA

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 LLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (IAD > ARN > LLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $810
  • Average savings: $355 (30.47%)

See IAD to ARN flights

Hack #2: Gothenburg (IAD > GOT > LLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $237 (20.34%)

See IAD to GOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Austrian, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4059 miles or 6532 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to LLA flight is about 8 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Lulea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from IAD to LLA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLLA
Destination airport nameKallax Airport


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