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The cheapest times to fly from SJU to DCA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th 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 SJU to DCA is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1027 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $297 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from San Juan, PR (SJU) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $309 to $634 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJU to DCA flight.

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

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SJU to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJU to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Juan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $148 (29%) 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 $363. Return trip prices are from the DCA to SJU 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 SJU to DCA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 47 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 SJU to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 12.28% less expensive than DCA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJU to PHL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1558 miles or 2507 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJU to DCA flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between San Juan, PR and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 112 available flights from SJU to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SJU
Origination airport name Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
City San Juan, PR
Country the United States
Latitude 18.4
Longitude -66

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SJU to DCA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 52% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DCA heading for SJU about 53 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Washington, DC is about 53 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • JetBlue: 53 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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