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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to LIT are

  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 11th (except the week of December 17th)

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 LIT is early February. Prices can be as high as $795 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $317 for Tuesday flights around early February.

 

When to Fly to Little Rock

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Little Rock, AR (LIT) will usually cost between $317 to $418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $317. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $445. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $128 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to LIT flight.

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

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DCA to LIT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to LIT 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 $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LIT, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $60 (16%) 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 $321. Return trip prices are from the LIT 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 LIT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 35 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DCA to LIT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from LIT
  • Usually 7.02% less expensive than LIT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to MEM flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 886 miles or 1426 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to LIT flight is about 2 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Little Rock, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 114 available flights from DCA to LIT.

 

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 LIT
Destination airport name Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport
City Little Rock, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 34.7
Longitude -92.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DCA to LIT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 39% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LIT heading for DCA about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Little Rock, AR is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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