The cheapest times to fly from IAD to YQQ are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • 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 YQQ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1235 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $485 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Comox

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Comox (YQQ) will usually cost between $557 to $963 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 $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $982. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $429 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $762 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to YQQ flight.

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

IAD to YQQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to YQQ 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $141 (17%) 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 $684. Return trip prices are from the YQQ 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 YQQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 20 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 YQQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from YQQ
  • Usually 51.51% less expensive than YQQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to YVR flights

Destination alternative #2: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from YQQ
  • Usually 31.17% less expensive than YQQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to BLI flights

Destination alternative #3: Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Victoria

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from YQQ
  • Usually 29.46% less expensive than YQQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to YYJ flights


Flight Hacking IAD to YQQ

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 YQQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Vancouver (IAD > YVR > YQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $236 (30.91%)

See IAD to YVR flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (IAD > LAX > YQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $59 (7.74%)

See IAD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Calgary (IAD > YYC > YQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $708
  • Average savings: $54 (7.05%)

See IAD to YYC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2414 miles or 3885 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to YQQ flight is about 5 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Comox?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeYQQ
Destination airport nameComox Airport


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