The cheapest times to fly from DCA to BAQ are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • July 2nd 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 BAQ is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1254 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $515 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Barranquilla

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Barranquilla (BAQ) will usually cost between $529 to $861 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $520. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1060. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $541 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to BAQ flight.

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

DCA to BAQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to BAQ 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BAQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Sundays 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 $94 (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 $635. Return trip prices are from the BAQ 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 BAQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 BAQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Nunez Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from BAQ
  • Usually 13.41% less expensive than BAQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CTG flights


Flight Hacking DCA to BAQ

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 BAQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (DCA > MIA > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $55 (8.02%)

See DCA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Bogota (DCA > BOG > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $46 (6.71%)

See DCA to BOG flights

Hack #3: Medellin (DCA > MDE > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $45 (6.49%)

See DCA to MDE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1937 miles or 3117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to BAQ flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Barranquilla?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from DCA to BAQ.


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 BAQ
Destination airport name Ernesto Cortissoz Airport
City Barranquilla
Country Colombia
Latitude 10.9
Longitude -74.8


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