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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to FDH are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 FDH is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2153 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $1061 for Saturday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Friedrichshafen

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) will usually cost between $1106 to $1840 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1088. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1893. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $805 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to FDH flight.

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

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DCA to FDH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to FDH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FDH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Friedrichshafen, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $218 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the FDH to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to FDH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 29 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 FDH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 37.74% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #2: Muenchen Airport (MUC) in Munich

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 38.71% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MUC flights

Destination alternative #3: Euro Airport (BSL) in Mulhouse

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 31.65% less expensive than FDH
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to BSL flights

Destination alternative #4: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 17.78% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to STR flights

Destination alternative #5: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 20.74% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MXP flights

Destination alternative #6: Lugano Airport (LUG) in Lugano

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 20.15% less expensive than FDH
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to LUG flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to FDH

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 FDH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sofia (DCA > SOF > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $442 (32.64%)

See DCA to SOF flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (DCA > FRA > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $374 (27.65%)

See DCA to FRA flights

Hack #3: Belgrade (DCA > BEG > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1148
  • Average savings: $205 (15.12%)

See DCA to BEG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4166 miles or 6705 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to FDH flight is about 8 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Friedrichshafen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DCA to FDH.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

Return Airport

Destination codeFDH
Destination airport nameFriedrichshafen Airport
CityFriedrichshafen
CountryGermany
Latitude47.7
Longitude9.5

 

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