The cheapest times to fly from CRP to DCA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 CRP to DCA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1042 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $344 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Corpus Christi, TX (CRP) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $347 to $657 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 $362. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $252 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $419 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CRP to DCA flight.

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

CRP to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CRP to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Corpus Christi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (31%) 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 $389. Return trip prices are from the DCA to CRP 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 CRP 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 30 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 CRP to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.91% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CRP to IAD flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.08% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CRP to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Corpus Christi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1402 miles or 2256 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CRP to DCA flight is about 3 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Corpus Christi, TX and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from CRP to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCRP
Origination airport nameCorpus Christi International Airport
CityCorpus Christi, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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