The cheapest times to fly from DCA to CUC are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 13th to December 9th

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 CUC is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2358 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $591 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to CĂșcuta

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Cucuta (CUC) will usually cost between $642 to $1830 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $599. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1712. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1113 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $824 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to CUC flight.

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

DCA to CUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to CUC 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 $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $315 (26%) 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 $837. Return trip prices are from the CUC 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 CUC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 52 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 CUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palonegro Airport (BGA) in Bucaramanga

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from CUC
  • Usually 10.19% less expensive than CUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to BGA flights


Flight Hacking DCA to CUC

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 CUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (DCA > BOG > CUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $158 (19.17%)

See DCA to BOG flights

Hack #2: Medellin (DCA > MDE > CUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $690
  • Average savings: $134 (16.26%)

See DCA to MDE flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $115 (13.96%)

See DCA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2155 miles or 3468 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to CUC flight is about 4 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Cucuta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DCA to CUC.


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 CUC
Destination airport name Camilo Daza Airport
City Cucuta
Country Colombia
Latitude 7.9
Longitude -72.5


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