The cheapest times to fly from IAD to MUC are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 MUC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1071 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $524 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Munich

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Munich (MUC) will usually cost between $527 to $955 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $572. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $963. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $391 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $726 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to MUC flight.

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

IAD to MUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to MUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MUC, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. 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 $118 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $689. Return trip prices are from the MUC 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 MUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to MUC

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 MUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (IAD > LHR > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $95 (13.03%)

See IAD to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (IAD > LGW > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $7 (0.9%)

See IAD to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4251 miles or 6841 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to MUC flight is about 8 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Munich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from IAD to MUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAD
Origination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5

Return Airport

Destination code MUC
Destination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8


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