The cheapest times to fly from CPE to DCA are

  • January 15th to February 11th (except the week of January 29th)
  • March 5th to June 24th (except the weeks of May 7th, May 28th, and June 11th)
  • early August
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 CPE to DCA is early May. Prices can be as high as $4746 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $575 for Wednesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Campeche (CPE) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $638 to $4141 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $686. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $3233. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2547 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $931 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CPE to DCA flight.

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

CPE to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CPE to DCA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Campeche. 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Campeche. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $841 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1013. Return trip prices are from the DCA to CPE 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 CPE 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 3 hour 45 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 CPE 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 36.84% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See CPE to BWI flights


Flight Hacking CPE 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 CPE to DCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (CPE > MEX > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $358 (38.45%)

See CPE to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (CPE > MCO > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $767
  • Average savings: $165 (17.67%)

See CPE to MEX flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (CPE > LAX > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $826
  • Average savings: $105 (11.28%)

See CPE to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Ingeniero Alberto Acuna Ongay International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1541 miles or 2480 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CPE to DCA flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Campeche and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from CPE to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCPE
Origination airport nameIngeniero Alberto Acuna Ongay International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDCA
Destination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States


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