The cheapest times to fly from IAD to LZH are

  • March 19th to June 10th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 LZH is late September. Prices can be as high as $9407 for Saturday flights during early to mid January, or as low as $973 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Liuzhou

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Liuzhou (LZH) will usually cost between $1271 to $7358 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $2284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid January, with an average price of $6848. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4564 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5557 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to LZH flight.

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

IAD to LZH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to LZH 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 $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LZH, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Liuzhou, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3290 (44%) 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 $3347. Return trip prices are from the LZH 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 LZH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 28 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 LZH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Liangjiang Airport (KWL) in Guilin

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LZH
  • Usually 77.70% less expensive than LZH
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to KWL flights

Destination alternative #2: Wuxu Airport (NNG) in Nanning

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from LZH
  • Usually 77.41% less expensive than LZH
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to NNG flights


Flight Hacking IAD to LZH

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 LZH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (IAD > LAX > LZH)

  • Price for both tickets: $978
  • Average savings: $4579 (82.4%)

See IAD to LAX flights

Hack #2: Beijing (IAD > PEK > LZH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1465
  • Average savings: $4092 (73.64%)

See IAD to PEK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1562
  • Average savings: $3996 (71.9%)

See IAD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, China Eastern, China Southern, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8049 miles or 12954 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to LZH flight is about 15 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Liuzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from IAD to LZH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLZH
Destination airport nameLiuzhou Bailian Airport


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