The cheapest times to fly from DCA to FAI are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th 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 FAI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1166 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $502 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Fairbanks
Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Fairbanks, AK (FAI) will usually cost between $514 to $941 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 $545. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $885. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $340 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $626 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to FAI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to FAI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DCA to FAI 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 $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $150 (20%) 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 $596. Return trip prices are from the FAI to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DCA to FAI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DCA to FAI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Fairbanks International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3276 miles or 5272 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DCA to FAI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to FAI flight is about 6 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Fairbanks, AK?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from DCA to FAI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Fairbanks International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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