The cheapest times to fly from PPS to IAD are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of March 12th)
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 PPS to IAD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $3310 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $2104 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $2104 to $2811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $2158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2689. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $531 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2114 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPS to IAD flight.

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

PPS to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPS to IAD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Puerto Princesa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into PPS. Saturdays 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 $294 (12%) 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 $2160. Return trip prices are from the IAD to PPS 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 PPS to IAD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Taipei (PPS > TPE > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1144
  • Average savings: $971 (45.91%)

See PPS to MNL flights

Hack #2: Manila (PPS > MNL > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1146
  • Average savings: $969 (45.81%)

See PPS to TPE flights

Hack #3: Luzon Island (PPS > CRK > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1256
  • Average savings: $858 (40.59%)

See PPS to CRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8913 miles or 14344 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPS to IAD flight is about 17 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Puerto Princesa and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from PPS to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PPS
Origination airport name Puerto Princesa Airport
City Puerto Princesa
Country the Philippines
Latitude 9.7
Longitude 118.8

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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