The cheapest times to fly from DCA to FRU are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 FRU is late October. Prices can be as high as $1698 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $941 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Bishkek

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Bishkek (FRU) will usually cost between $948 to $1562 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $943. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1611. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $668 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to FRU flight.

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

DCA to FRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to FRU flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FRU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $234 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1075. Return trip prices are from the FRU 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 FRU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 41 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 FRU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Almaty Airport (ALA) in Almaty

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from FRU
  • Usually 1.48% less expensive than FRU
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to ALA flights


Flight Hacking DCA to FRU

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 FRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > FRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $922
  • Average savings: $127 (12.11%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Moscow (DCA > DME > FRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1029
  • Average savings: $20 (1.86%)

See DCA to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6502 miles or 10464 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to FRU flight is about 12 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Bishkek?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from DCA to FRU.


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 FRU
Destination airport name Manas Airport
City Bishkek
Country Kyrgyzstan
Latitude 43.1
Longitude 74.5


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