The cheapest times to fly from DCA to IQQ are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 24th)

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 IQQ is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $4544 for Monday flights during mid July, or as low as $1161 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Iquique

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Iquique (IQQ) will usually cost between $1210 to $3466 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1259. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $3361. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2101 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1943 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to IQQ flight.

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

DCA to IQQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to IQQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IQQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Iquique, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $260 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1875. Return trip prices are from the IQQ 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 IQQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to IQQ

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 IQQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Santiago (DCA > SCL > IQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1096
  • Average savings: $847 (43.59%)

See DCA to SCL flights

Hack #2: La Paz (DCA > LPB > IQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $669 (34.43%)

See DCA to LPB flights

Hack #3: La Serena (DCA > LSC > IQQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $625 (32.14%)

See DCA to LSC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4126 miles or 6640 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to IQQ flight is about 8 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Iquique?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from DCA to IQQ.


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 IQQ
Destination airport name Diego Aracena International Airport
City Iquique
Country Chile
Latitude -20.5
Longitude -70.2


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