The cheapest times to fly from RCH to IAD are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to June 10th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 27th 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 RCH to IAD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1457 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $585 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Riohacha (RCH) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $681 to $1185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $664. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1270. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $606 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $819 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RCH to IAD flight.

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

RCH to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RCH to IAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Riohacha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RCH. 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 $71 (8%) 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 $822. Return trip prices are from the IAD to RCH 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 RCH 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 4 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Bogota (RCH > BOG > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $137 (16.68%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1915 miles or 3082 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RCH to IAD flight is about 4 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Riohacha and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from RCH to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RCH
Origination airport name Almirante Padilla Airport
City Riohacha
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.5
Longitude -72.9

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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