The cheapest times to fly from DCA to DBO are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th and April 2nd)
  • July 30th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 DBO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $4514 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1714 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Dubbo

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Dubbo (DBO) will usually cost between $1720 to $3069 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 $1763. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3409. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1646 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2048 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to DBO flight.

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

DCA to DBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to DBO 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 $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DBO, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubbo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $329 (14%) 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 $2000. Return trip prices are from the DBO 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 DBO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to DBO

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 DBO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (DCA > SYD > DBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1537
  • Average savings: $511 (24.95%)

See DCA to SYD flights

Hack #2: Brisbane (DCA > BNE > DBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1839
  • Average savings: $210 (10.23%)

See DCA to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9857 miles or 15863 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to DBO flight is about 18 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Dubbo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DCA to DBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDBO
Destination airport nameDubbo Airport


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