The cheapest times to fly from IAD to YMM are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 YMM is early December. Prices can be as high as $1014 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $429 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fort McMurray

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Fort McMurray (YMM) will usually cost between $483 to $869 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $515. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $855. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $340 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $669 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to YMM flight.

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

IAD to YMM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to YMM 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 $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YMM, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Sundays 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 $80 (11%) 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 $649. Return trip prices are from the YMM 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 YMM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Avianca, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1955 miles or 3146 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to YMM flight is about 4 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Fort McMurray?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from IAD to YMM.


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 YMM
Destination airport name Fort McMurray Airport
City Fort McMurray
Country Canada
Latitude 56.7
Longitude -111.2


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