The cheapest times to fly from IAD to MYD are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 26th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • September 17th to November 4th

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 MYD is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $12000 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $5238 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Malindi

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Malindi (MYD) will usually cost between $5441 to $9936 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $5752. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $9790. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4038 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $8195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to MYD flight.

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

IAD to MYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to MYD 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 $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MYD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Malindi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $625 (7%) 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 $7342. Return trip prices are from the MYD to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to MYD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 4 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 MYD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mombasa Moi International Airport (MBA) in Mombasa

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from MYD
  • Usually 86.82% less expensive than MYD
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to MBA flights


Flight Hacking IAD to MYD

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 MYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (IAD > NBO > MYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $887
  • Average savings: $7309 (89.18%)

See IAD to NBO flights

Hack #2: Baltimore, MD (IAD > BWI > MYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $2109
  • Average savings: $6086 (74.26%)

See IAD to BWI flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (IAD > DEN > MYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $2517
  • Average savings: $5678 (69.29%)

See IAD to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7823 miles or 12590 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to MYD flight is about 15 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Malindi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from IAD to MYD.


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 MYD
Destination airport name Malindi Airport
City Malindi
Country Kenya
Latitude -3.2
Longitude 40.1


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