The cheapest times to fly from PIX to IAD are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 5th)
  • June 4th to August 5th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 2nd)
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 PIX to IAD is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $4830 for Thursday flights during mid October, or as low as $784 for Monday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Pico Island (PIX) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $834 to $3450 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $853. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $3549. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2697 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIX to IAD flight.

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

PIX to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIX to IAD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pico Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $1436 (47%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1104. Return trip prices are from the IAD to PIX 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 PIX 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 5 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PIX 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 PIX to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (PIX > LIS > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $562 (46.75%)

See PIX to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PIX > BOS > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $903
  • Average savings: $298 (24.81%)

See PIX to LIS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (PIX > PDL > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1141
  • Average savings: $60 (5%)

See PIX to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2608 miles or 4197 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIX to IAD flight is about 5 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Pico Island and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from PIX to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIX
Origination airport name Pico Airport
City Pico Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.6
Longitude -28.4

Return Airport

Destination code IAD
Destination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5


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