The cheapest times to fly from DCA to CGP are

  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 CGP is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $12200 for Tuesday flights during early January, or as low as $1306 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chittagong

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Chittagong (CGP) will usually cost between $1336 to $9305 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1597. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $8609. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $7013 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to CGP flight.

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

DCA to CGP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to CGP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chittagong, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2714 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3820. Return trip prices are from the CGP 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 CGP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 39 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 CGP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) in Dhaka

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from CGP
  • Usually 74.98% less expensive than CGP
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to DAC flights


Flight Hacking DCA to CGP

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 CGP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (DCA > DXB > CGP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $3758 (75.31%)

See DCA to DXB flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (DCA > BKK > CGP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1244
  • Average savings: $3746 (75.07%)

See DCA to BKK flights

Hack #3: Kolkata (DCA > CCU > CGP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1249
  • Average savings: $3742 (74.98%)

See DCA to CCU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Biman, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Qantas, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8152 miles or 13119 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to CGP flight is about 15 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Chittagong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DCA to CGP.


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 CGP
Destination airport name Chittagong Airport
City Chittagong
Country Bangladesh
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 91.8


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