The cheapest times to fly from PHF to IAD are

  • August 20th to March 11th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, December 10th, and December 17th)

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 PHF to IAD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1263 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $220 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $229 to $581 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $786. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $553 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $343 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHF to IAD flight.

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

PHF to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHF to IAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newport News. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $151 (33%) 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 $303. Return trip prices are from the IAD to PHF 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 PHF 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 1 hour 14 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 PHF to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 33.67% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHF to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 32.65% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHF to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 136 miles or 219 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHF to IAD flight is about 1 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Newport News/Williamsburg, VA and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from PHF to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHF
Origination airport nameNewport News/Williamsburg International Airport
CityNewport News/Williamsburg, VA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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