The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ALA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to May 13th
  • September 3rd to November 18th

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 ALA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1720 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $923 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Almaty

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Almaty (ALA) will usually cost between $938 to $1362 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $925. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $452 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1033 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ALA flight.

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

DCA to ALA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to ALA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Almaty, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (11%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the ALA 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 ALA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to ALA

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 ALA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $88 (8.52%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6529 miles or 10507 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ALA flight is about 12 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Almaty?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from DCA to ALA.


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 ALA
Destination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77


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