The cheapest times to fly from DCA to AAL are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 1st, October 15th, October 22nd, October 29th, and November 19th)

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 DCA to AAL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1694 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $605 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Aalborg

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Aalborg (AAL) will usually cost between $630 to $1092 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 $623. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1191. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $568 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $778 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to AAL flight.

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

DCA to AAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to AAL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Aalborg, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (13%) 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 $754. Return trip prices are from the AAL to DCA 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 DCA to AAL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 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 DCA to AAL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Landvetter Airport (GOT) in Gothenburg

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from AAL
  • Usually 3.60% less expensive than AAL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to GOT flights

Destination alternative #2: Kastrup Airport (CPH) in Copenhagen

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from AAL
  • Usually 3.21% less expensive than AAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CPH flights

Destination alternative #3: Torp Airport (TRF) in Sandefjord

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from AAL
  • Usually 0.64% less expensive than AAL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to TRF flights


Flight Hacking DCA to AAL

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 DCA to AAL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DCA > BOS > AAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $692
  • Average savings: $86 (11.05%)

See DCA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, KLM, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Aalborg Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3914 miles or 6299 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to AAL flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Aalborg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DCA to AAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code AAL
Destination airport name Aalborg Airport
City Aalborg
Country Denmark
Latitude 57.1
Longitude 9.8


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