The cheapest times to fly from DCA to AVV are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • July 16th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of 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 AVV is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3577 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1471 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Avalon (AVV) will usually cost between $1472 to $2561 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 $1497. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3049. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1552 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1768 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to AVV flight.

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

DCA to AVV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to AVV flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $272 (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 $1766. Return trip prices are from the AVV 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 AVV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 21 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 AVV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Melbourne

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from AVV
  • Usually 22.68% less expensive than AVV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MEL flights


Flight Hacking DCA to AVV

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 AVV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (DCA > KUL > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1382
  • Average savings: $387 (21.86%)

See DCA to KUL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (DCA > SYD > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1387
  • Average savings: $381 (21.55%)

See DCA to SYD flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (DCA > HNL > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1415
  • Average savings: $354 (19.99%)

See DCA to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10208 miles or 16428 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to AVV flight is about 19 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Avalon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from DCA to AVV.


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 AVV
Destination airport name Avalon Airport
City Avalon
Country Australia
Latitude -38
Longitude 144.5


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