The cheapest times to fly from DCA to GYE are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • August 27th to December 16th (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 GYE is early October. Prices can be as high as $1118 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $367 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $443 to $1017 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $457. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1012. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $555 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $667 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to GYE flight.

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

DCA to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to GYE 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 $0.15, 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 to Guayaquil, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (14%) 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 $607. Return trip prices are from the GYE 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 GYE 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 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to GYE

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 GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DCA > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $57 (8.55%)

See DCA to FLL flights

Hack #2: Quito (DCA > UIO > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $617
  • Average savings: $50 (7.5%)

See DCA to UIO flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $15 (2.25%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, Avianca, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, TAME, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2839 miles or 4569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to GYE flight is about 6 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from DCA to GYE.


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 GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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