The cheapest times to fly from DCA to HOB are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 17th)

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 HOB is mid January. Prices can be as high as $976 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $343 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Hobbs

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Hobbs, NM (HOB) will usually cost between $353 to $828 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 $392. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $804. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $535 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to HOB flight.

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

DCA to HOB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to HOB flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $181 (28%) 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 $446. Return trip prices are from the HOB 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 HOB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 43 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 HOB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) in Lubbock, TX

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from HOB
  • Usually 14.58% less expensive than HOB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LBB flights

Destination alternative #2: Midland International Air and Space Port Airport (MAF) in Midland/Odessa, TX

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from HOB
  • Usually 14.02% less expensive than HOB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MAF flights

Destination alternative #3: Roswell International Air Center Airport (ROW) in Roswell, NM

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from HOB
  • Usually 4.67% less expensive than HOB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ROW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lea County Regional Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1522 miles or 2449 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to HOB flight is about 3 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Hobbs, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from DCA to HOB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHOB
Destination airport nameLea County Regional Airport
CityHobbs, NM
Countrythe United States


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