The cheapest times to fly from DCA to BSB are

  • March 19th to June 3rd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of October 15th)

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 BSB is early September. Prices can be as high as $2066 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $908 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Brasilia

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Brasilia (BSB) will usually cost between $916 to $1573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $928. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1695. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $768 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1050 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to BSB flight.

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

DCA to BSB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to BSB flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. 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 $119 (9%) 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 $1071. Return trip prices are from the BSB 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 BSB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to BSB

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 BSB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > BSB)

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $257 (24.43%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > BSB)

  • Price for both tickets: $795
  • Average savings: $255 (24.29%)

See DCA to LGA flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (DCA > MCO > BSB)

  • Price for both tickets: $958
  • Average savings: $92 (8.76%)

See DCA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4223 miles or 6796 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to BSB flight is about 8 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Brasilia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from DCA to BSB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBSB
Destination airport namePresidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport


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