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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to GDL are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th 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 DCA to GDL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1569 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $304 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Guadalajara

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Guadalajara (GDL) will usually cost between $310 to $610 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $313. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $883. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to GDL flight.

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

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DCA to GDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to GDL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far 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 $102 (20%) 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 $388. Return trip prices are from the GDL to DCA 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 DCA to GDL 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 36 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 DCA to GDL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GDL
  • Usually 11.58% less expensive than GDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PVR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2009 miles or 3233 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to GDL flight is about 4 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Guadalajara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from DCA to GDL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DCA
Origination airport name Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77

Return Airport

Destination code GDL
Destination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

 

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