The cheapest times to fly from DCA to BMA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 29th)

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 BMA is early November. Prices can be as high as $3447 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $720 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Stockholm

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Stockholm (BMA) will usually cost between $721 to $1095 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $747. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1249. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $502 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $787 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to BMA flight.

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

DCA to BMA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to BMA 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BMA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $212 (19%) 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 $756. Return trip prices are from the BMA 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 BMA 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 24 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 BMA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Arlanda Airport (ARN) in Stockholm

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from BMA
  • Usually 4.32% less expensive than BMA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ARN flights

Destination alternative #2: Saab Airport (LPI) in Linkoping

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from BMA
  • Usually 0.95% less expensive than BMA
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to LPI flights


Flight Hacking DCA to BMA

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 BMA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DCA > BOS > BMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $693
  • Average savings: $94 (11.94%)

See DCA to BOS flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DCA > FLL > BMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $5 (0.64%)

See DCA to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, BRA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4121 miles or 6632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to BMA flight is about 8 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Stockholm?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from DCA to BMA.


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 BMA
Destination airport name Bromma Airport
City Stockholm
Country Sweden
Latitude 59.4
Longitude 17.9


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