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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ABZ are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 24th to December 9th

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 ABZ is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1777 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $866 for Monday flights around late February and early March.

 

When to Fly to Aberdeen

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) will usually cost between $1112 to $1544 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1103. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $456 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1251 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ABZ flight.

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

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DCA to ABZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to ABZ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Aberdeen, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $111 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1233. Return trip prices are from the ABZ to DCA 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 DCA to ABZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 15 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 ABZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from ABZ
  • Usually 31.37% less expensive than ABZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to INV flights

Destination alternative #2: Glasgow Airport (GLA) in Glasgow

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ABZ
  • Usually 29.30% less expensive than ABZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to GLA flights

Destination alternative #3: Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Kirkwall

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from ABZ
  • Usually 25.78% less expensive than ABZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to KOI flights

Destination alternative #4: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from ABZ
  • Usually 25.74% less expensive than ABZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to EDI flights

Destination alternative #5: Wick Airport (WIC) in Wick

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from ABZ
  • Usually 22.82% less expensive than ABZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to WIC flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to ABZ

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 ABZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (DCA > LHR > ABZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $736
  • Average savings: $515 (41.17%)

See DCA to LHR flights

Hack #2: Paris (DCA > CDG > ABZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $905
  • Average savings: $346 (27.66%)

See DCA to CDG flights

Hack #3: Norwich (DCA > NWI > ABZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $346 (27.62%)

See DCA to NWI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3481 miles or 5602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ABZ flight is about 7 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Aberdeen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DCA to ABZ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

Return Airport

Destination codeABZ
Destination airport nameAberdeen Dyce Airport
CityAberdeen
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude57.2
Longitude-2.2

 

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