The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ANF are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 17th)

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 ANF is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2145 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1052 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Antofagasta

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Antofagasta (ANF) will usually cost between $1071 to $1620 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1063. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1770. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1242 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ANF flight.

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

DCA to ANF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to ANF 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 $0.18, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $161 (12%) 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 $1198. Return trip prices are from the ANF 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 ANF 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 46 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 ANF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Loa Airport (CJC) in Calama

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from ANF
  • Usually 1.77% less expensive than ANF
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to CJC flights


Flight Hacking DCA to ANF

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 ANF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (DCA > LIM > ANF)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $477 (38.41%)

See DCA to LIM flights

Hack #2: Santiago (DCA > SCL > ANF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1087
  • Average savings: $156 (12.52%)

See DCA to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Andres Sabella International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4324 miles or 6959 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ANF flight is about 8 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Antofagasta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DCA to ANF.


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 ANF
Destination airport name Andres Sabella International Airport
City Antofagasta
Country Chile
Latitude -23.4
Longitude -70.4


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