The cheapest times to fly from CHQ to DCA are
- April 2nd to August 5th
- August 27th to October 21st
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 CHQ to DCA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $6192 for Monday flights during mid March, or as low as $655 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Washington
Flying from Chania (CHQ) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $784 to $5586 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $768. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $5476. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4708 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3219 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHQ to DCA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CHQ to DCA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CHQ to DCA flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chania. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CHQ. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Chania. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $647 (15%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3047. Return trip prices are from the DCA to CHQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CHQ to DCA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 26 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 CHQ to DCA while comparing.
- 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
- Usually 54.36% less expensive than DCA
- 1-layover flights available
- 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
- Usually 42.21% less expensive than DCA
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking CHQ to DCA
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 CHQ to DCA — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $704
- Average savings: $2515 (78.13%)
- Price for both tickets: $744
- Average savings: $2475 (76.88%)
- Price for both tickets: $770
- Average savings: $2449 (76.09%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CHQ to DCA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Souda Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5251 miles or 8451 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CHQ to DCA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHQ to DCA flight is about 10 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Chania and Washington, DC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from CHQ to DCA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Souda Airport|
|Destination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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