The cheapest times to fly from DCA to CPE are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 13th to October 21st (except the week of August 27th)

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 CPE is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2502 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $475 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Campeche

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Campeche (CPE) will usually cost between $533 to $1960 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 $619. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1999. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1380 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $947 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to CPE flight.

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

DCA to CPE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to CPE flight is priced close to the average and costs less 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Campeche, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $841 (37%) 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 $832. Return trip prices are from the CPE 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 CPE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 45 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 CPE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon International Airport (MID) in Merida

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CPE
  • Usually 36.22% less expensive than CPE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MID flights


Flight Hacking DCA to CPE

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 CPE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (DCA > MEX > CPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $371 (39.12%)

See DCA to MEX flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (DCA > MCO > CPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $809
  • Average savings: $138 (14.57%)

See DCA to MCO flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (DCA > LAX > CPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $831
  • Average savings: $116 (12.25%)

See DCA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ingeniero Alberto Acuna Ongay International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1541 miles or 2480 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to CPE flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Campeche?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from DCA to CPE.


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 CPE
Destination airport name Ingeniero Alberto Acuna Ongay International Airport
City Campeche
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.8
Longitude -90.5


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