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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to IBE are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 IBE is late January. Prices can be as high as $2825 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $587 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Ibagué

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Ibague (IBE) will usually cost between $651 to $2179 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $660. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2200. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1540 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1056 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to IBE flight.

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

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DCA to IBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to IBE 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 $0.28, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IBE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ibagué, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $317 (23%) 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 $1106. Return trip prices are from the IBE to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to IBE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 16 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 IBE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jose Maria Cordova Airport (MDE) in Medellin

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 46.00% less expensive than IBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MDE flights

Destination alternative #2: El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 45.33% less expensive than IBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BOG flights

Destination alternative #3: Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport (CLO) in Cali

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 33.02% less expensive than IBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CLO flights

Destination alternative #4: Matecana Airport (PEI) in Pereira

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 29.13% less expensive than IBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PEI flights

Destination alternative #5: El Eden Airport (AXM) in Armenia

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 12.93% less expensive than IBE
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to AXM flights

Destination alternative #6: La Nubia Airport (MZL) in Manizales

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from IBE
  • Usually 0.62% less expensive than IBE
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to MZL flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to IBE

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 IBE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (DCA > BOG > IBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $355 (33.59%)

See DCA to BOG flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (DCA > MCO > IBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $729
  • Average savings: $327 (30.98%)

See DCA to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DCA > FLL > IBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $760
  • Average savings: $296 (28%)

See DCA to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2381 miles or 3832 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to IBE flight is about 5 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Ibague?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from DCA to IBE.

 

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 IBE
Destination airport name Perales Airport
City Ibague
Country Colombia
Latitude 4.4
Longitude -75.1

 

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