The cheapest times to fly from DCA to AHO are

  • March 26th to April 15th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • September 10th to November 4th

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 AHO is late October. Prices can be as high as $3842 for Friday flights during mid November, or as low as $839 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Alghero

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Alghero/Sassari (AHO) will usually cost between $909 to $1632 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $975. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $3842. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2867 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1118 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to AHO flight.

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

DCA to AHO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to AHO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 Alghero, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $275 (19%) 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 $1017. Return trip prices are from the AHO 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 AHO 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 48 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 AHO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Elmas Airport (CAG) in Cagliari

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from AHO
  • Usually 3.13% less expensive than AHO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to CAG flights


Flight Hacking DCA to AHO

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 AHO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > AHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $118 (10.55%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Madrid (DCA > MAD > AHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $82 (7.33%)

See DCA to MAD flights

Hack #3: Warsaw (DCA > WAW > AHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1044
  • Average savings: $74 (6.62%)

See DCA to WAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4340 miles or 6985 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to AHO flight is about 8 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Alghero/Sassari?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DCA to AHO.


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 AHO
Destination airport name Alghero Airport
City Alghero/Sassari
Country Italy
Latitude 40.6
Longitude 8.3


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