The cheapest times to fly from IAD to MDG are

  • August 27th to March 4th (except the week of October 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 MDG is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $10350 for Wednesday flights during early April, or as low as $1033 for Friday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Mudanjiang

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Mudanjiang (MDG) will usually cost between $1189 to $9365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $2731. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $6268. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3537 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4235 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to MDG flight.

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

IAD to MDG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to MDG 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 $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MDG, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mudanjiang, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1724 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3044. Return trip prices are from the MDG 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 MDG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to MDG

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 MDG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (IAD > PEK > MDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1340
  • Average savings: $2896 (68.37%)

See IAD to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (IAD > PVG > MDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1344
  • Average savings: $2892 (68.28%)

See IAD to PVG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1370
  • Average savings: $2866 (67.66%)

See IAD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6428 miles or 10345 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to MDG flight is about 12 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Mudanjiang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from IAD to MDG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMDG
Destination airport nameHailang Airport


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