The cheapest times to fly from XNN to IAD are
- March 26th to August 5th
- October 8th to October 28th
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 XNN to IAD is mid October. Prices can be as high as $9198 for Friday flights during early to mid January, or as low as $897 for Wednesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Washington
Flying from Xining (XNN) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $1000 to $5743 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1095. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid January, with an average price of $6552. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5457 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2190 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XNN to IAD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the XNN to IAD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the XNN to IAD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Xining. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below 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 to Washington, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Xining. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $590 (18%) 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 $2772. Return trip prices are from the IAD to XNN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from XNN 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 13 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 XNN to IAD while comparing.
- 45 miles (72 km) away from IAD
- Usually 37.58% less expensive than IAD
- 2-layover flights available
- 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
- Usually 36.26% less expensive than IAD
- 2-layover flights available
Flight Hacking XNN 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 XNN to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1307
- Average savings: $883 (40.32%)
- Price for both tickets: $1334
- Average savings: $857 (39.11%)
- Price for both tickets: $1427
- Average savings: $764 (34.86%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from XNN to IAD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Xining Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7219 miles or 11618 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from XNN to IAD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop XNN to IAD flight is about 13 hour 59 minutes.
How many flights go between Xining and Washington, DC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from XNN to IAD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Xining Airport|
|Destination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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