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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to JTR are

  • April 23rd to October 21st

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 JTR is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $6631 for Friday flights during late February and early March, or as low as $906 for Saturday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Santorini

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Santorini (JTR) will usually cost between $1025 to $5604 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late February and early March, with an average price of $5811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4677 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2472 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to JTR flight.

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

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DCA to JTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to JTR 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 JTR, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Santorini, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $598 (18%) 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 $2839. Return trip prices are from the JTR to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to JTR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 28 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 JTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) in Athens

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 62.08% less expensive than JTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ATH flights

Destination alternative #2: Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) in Heraklion

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 4.47% less expensive than JTR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to HER flights

Destination alternative #3: Diagoras Airport (RHO) in Rhodes

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than JTR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to RHO flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to JTR

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 JTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (DCA > LHR > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $1524 (61.63%)

See DCA to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (DCA > LGW > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1006
  • Average savings: $1467 (59.32%)

See DCA to LGW flights

Hack #3: Athens (DCA > ATH > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1035
  • Average savings: $1438 (58.15%)

See DCA to ATH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5273 miles or 8486 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to JTR flight is about 10 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Santorini?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from DCA to JTR.

 

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 JTR
Destination airport name Santorini Airport
City Santorini
Country Greece
Latitude 36.4
Longitude 25.5

 

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