The cheapest times to fly from IAD to LUN are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 16th and April 23rd)
  • August 27th 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 LUN is late January. Prices can be as high as $1974 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $942 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Lusaka

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Lusaka (LUN) will usually cost between $964 to $1799 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 $980. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1804. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $824 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1084 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to LUN flight.

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

IAD to LUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to LUN flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far 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 to Lusaka, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $97 (8%) 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 $1210. Return trip prices are from the LUN 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 LUN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, RwandAir, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7725 miles or 12432 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to LUN flight is about 14 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Lusaka?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from IAD to LUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLUN
Destination airport nameKenneth Kaunda International Airport


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