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The cheapest times to fly from COS to DCA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 COS to DCA is late January. Prices can be as high as $963 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $264 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Colorado Springs, CO (COS) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $294 to $718 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $608. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $275 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $413 can be considered a good price for a round-trip COS to DCA flight.

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

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COS to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the COS to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Colorado Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $279 (46%) 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 $331. Return trip prices are from the DCA to COS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from COS to DCA 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 39 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 COS to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 2.30% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See COS to RIC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from COS to DCA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1483 miles or 2387 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from COS to DCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop COS to DCA flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Colorado Springs, CO and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from COS to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeCOS
Origination airport nameCity of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
CityColorado Springs, CO
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.8
Longitude-104.7

Return Airport

Destination codeDCA
Destination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

 

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