The cheapest times to fly from DCA to KIV are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 13th to December 16th

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 KIV is late September. Prices can be as high as $2214 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $761 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Chisinau

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Kishinev (KIV) will usually cost between $764 to $1543 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $762. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $930 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1008 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to KIV flight.

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

DCA to KIV Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIV, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $123 (11%) 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 $1009. Return trip prices are from the KIV 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 KIV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to KIV

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 KIV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $171 (16.92%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Nice (DCA > NCE > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $874
  • Average savings: $134 (13.25%)

See DCA to NCE flights

Hack #3: Kiev (DCA > KBP > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $109 (10.82%)

See DCA to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Moldova, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4962 miles or 7986 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to KIV flight is about 9 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Kishinev?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from DCA to KIV.


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 KIV
Destination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9


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