The cheapest times to fly from DCA to CAP are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 21st)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 20th 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 CAP is early October. Prices can be as high as $1703 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $605 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Cap-Haitien

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Cap-Haitien (CAP) will usually cost between $605 to $881 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $605. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $954. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $349 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $615 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to CAP flight.

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

DCA to CAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to CAP 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 $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $70 (10%) 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 $624. Return trip prices are from the CAP 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 CAP 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 25 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 CAP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Providenciales

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from CAP
  • Usually 24.63% less expensive than CAP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PLS flights

Destination alternative #2: Port Au Prince International Airport (PAP) in Port-au-Prince

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from CAP
  • Usually 21.30% less expensive than CAP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PAP flights

Destination alternative #3: Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CAP
  • Usually 20.49% less expensive than CAP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to STI flights

Destination alternative #4: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CAP
  • Usually 9.76% less expensive than CAP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to POP flights


Flight Hacking DCA to CAP

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 CAP — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $560
  • Average savings: $56 (9.02%)

See DCA to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Cap-Haitien International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1352 miles or 2176 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to CAP flight is about 3 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Cap-Haitien?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DCA to CAP.


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 CAP
Destination airport name Cap-Haitien International Airport
City Cap-Haitien
Country Haiti
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -72.2


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