The cheapest times to fly from IXM to IAD are

  • March 26th to August 12th

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 IXM to IAD is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $5529 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1098 for Sunday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Madurai (IXM) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $1120 to $4386 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1147. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $3988. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2841 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3052 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IXM to IAD flight.

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

IXM to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IXM to IAD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madurai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IXM. Wednesdays 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 $515 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2036. Return trip prices are from the IAD to IXM 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 IXM to IAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 40 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 IXM to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 50.79% less expensive than IAD
  • 2-layover flights available

See IXM to PHL flights


Flight Hacking IXM to IAD

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 IXM to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chennai (IXM > MAA > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1089
  • Average savings: $1963 (64.32%)

See IXM to DEL flights

Hack #2: Delhi (IXM > DEL > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1124
  • Average savings: $1929 (63.19%)

See IXM to MAA flights

Hack #3: Bangalore (IXM > BLR > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1160
  • Average savings: $1892 (61.99%)

See IXM to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, ANA, British Airways, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, Lufthansa, Saudia, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8716 miles or 14027 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IXM to IAD flight is about 16 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Madurai and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from IXM to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIXM
Origination airport nameMadurai Airport

Return Airport

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


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