The cheapest times to fly from DCA to HGA are

  • May 21st to June 24th
  • July 30th to December 23rd (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 HGA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $5825 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $975 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Hargeisa

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Hargeisa (HGA) will usually cost between $1368 to $5644 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 $1313. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2857. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1592 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to HGA flight.

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

DCA to HGA Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $1833 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1531. Return trip prices are from the HGA 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 HGA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to HGA

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 HGA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (DCA > DXB > HGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1168
  • Average savings: $425 (26.66%)

See DCA to DXB flights

Hack #2: Addis Ababa (DCA > ADD > HGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1324
  • Average savings: $269 (16.87%)

See DCA to ADD flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (DCA > ORD > HGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1475
  • Average savings: $118 (7.38%)

See DCA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, SAS, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7395 miles or 11901 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to HGA flight is about 14 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Hargeisa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from DCA to HGA.


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 HGA
Destination airport name Egal International Airport
City Hargeisa
Country Somalia
Latitude 9.5
Longitude 44.1


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