The cheapest times to fly from IAD to MAU are

  • January 1st to January 28th (except the weeks of January 8th and January 15th)
  • February 12th to March 4th
  • April 9th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd

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 MAU is late January. Prices can be as high as $5180 for Friday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1635 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Maupiti

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Maupiti (MAU) will usually cost between $1728 to $3431 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 $1690. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $3581. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1891 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2275 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to MAU flight.

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

IAD to MAU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to MAU 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 $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAU, and Wednesday 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 $1231 (35%) 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 $1944. Return trip prices are from the MAU 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 MAU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 3 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 MAU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 21.43% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to BOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 14.49% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to HUH flights

Destination alternative #3: Raiatea Uturoa Airport (RFP) in Raiatea

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 7.28% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See IAD to RFP flights


Flight Hacking IAD to MAU

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 MAU — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1800
  • Average savings: $475 (20.86%)

See IAD to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (IAD > SFO > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2117
  • Average savings: $158 (6.95%)

See IAD to SFO flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (IAD > SJC > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2124
  • Average savings: $151 (6.62%)

See IAD to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6146 miles or 9891 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to MAU flight is about 12 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Maupiti?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from IAD to MAU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMAU
Destination airport nameMaupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport
CountryFrench Polynesia


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