The cheapest times to fly from POP to DCA are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • July 9th to August 5th (except the week of July 23rd)

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 POP to DCA is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1067 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $558 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Puerto Plata (POP) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $561 to $860 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $561. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $913. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $352 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $582 can be considered a good price for a round-trip POP to DCA flight.

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

POP to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the POP to DCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Puerto Plata. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, 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 to Washington, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Puerto Plata. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (12%) 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 $581. Return trip prices are from the DCA to POP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from POP 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 27 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 POP to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.61% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See POP to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, JetBlue, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Gregorio Luperon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1374 miles or 2211 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop POP to DCA flight is about 3 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Puerto Plata and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from POP to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code POP
Origination airport name Gregorio Luperon International Airport
City Puerto Plata
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 19.8
Longitude -70.6

Return Airport

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


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