The cheapest times to fly from TAM to IAD are

  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 15th to November 25th
  • December 24th to March 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 TAM to IAD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1615 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $572 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Tampico (TAM) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $634 to $1338 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $651. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1298. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $647 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAM to IAD flight.

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

TAM to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAM to IAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tampico. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $244 (20%) 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 $768. Return trip prices are from the IAD to TAM 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 TAM 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 3 hour 59 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 TAM to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 37.14% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See TAM to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 25.83% less expensive than IAD
  • 1-layover flights available

See TAM to DCA flights


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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (TAM > GDL > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $532
  • Average savings: $344 (39.26%)

See TAM to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (TAM > MEX > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $274 (31.31%)

See TAM to GDL flights

Hack #3: Cancun (TAM > CUN > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $269 (30.74%)

See TAM to CUN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1664 miles or 2678 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAM to IAD flight is about 3 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampico and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from TAM to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TAM
Origination airport name General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport
City Tampico
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -97.9

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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