The cheapest times to fly from DCA to AZS are

  • November 5th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 3rd)

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 AZS is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1800 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $632 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Samana

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Samana (AZS) will usually cost between $662 to $1122 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $663. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1800. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1137 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $838 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to AZS flight.

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

DCA to AZS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to AZS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $199 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $765. Return trip prices are from the AZS 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 AZS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 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 AZS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: De Las Americas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 46.54% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to SDQ flights

Destination alternative #2: Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 41.65% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to STI flights

Destination alternative #3: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 33.77% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to POP flights

Destination alternative #4: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 31.68% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PUJ flights


Flight Hacking DCA to AZS

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 AZS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (DCA > YYZ > AZS)

  • Price for both tickets: $786
  • Average savings: $53 (6.26%)

See DCA to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Catey International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1421 miles or 2287 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to AZS flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Samana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from DCA to AZS.


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 AZS
Destination airport name El Catey International Airport
City Samana
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 19.3
Longitude -69.7


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