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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to TRS are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the week of October 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 DCA to TRS is early February. Prices can be as high as $2325 for Friday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $971 for Tuesday flights around early February.

 

When to Fly to Trieste

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Trieste (TRS) will usually cost between $973 to $1872 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 $1015. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $1811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $796 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1218 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to TRS flight.

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

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DCA to TRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to TRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Trieste, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (13%) 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 $1207. Return trip prices are from the TRS to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to TRS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 53 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 TRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in Ljubljana

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from TRS
  • Usually 15.11% less expensive than TRS
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to LJU flights

Destination alternative #2: Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) in Venice

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from TRS
  • Usually 13.71% less expensive than TRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to VCE flights

Destination alternative #3: Bologna Airport (BLQ) in Bologna

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TRS
  • Usually 4.27% less expensive than TRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BLQ flights

Destination alternative #4: Villafranca Airport (VRN) in Verona

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from TRS
  • Usually 0.04% less expensive than TRS
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to VRN flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to TRS

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 DCA to TRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (DCA > FRA > TRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $350 (28.69%)

See DCA to FRA flights

Hack #2: Munich (DCA > MUC > TRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $276 (22.66%)

See DCA to MUC flights

Hack #3: Rome (DCA > FCO > TRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $274 (22.45%)

See DCA to FCO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Trieste Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4391 miles or 7067 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to TRS flight is about 8 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Trieste?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from DCA to TRS.

 

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 TRS
Destination airport name Trieste Airport
City Trieste
Country Italy
Latitude 45.8
Longitude 13.5

 

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