The cheapest times to fly from DCA to KSC are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 KSC is early December. Prices can be as high as $2901 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $1085 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Košice

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Kosice (KSC) will usually cost between $1136 to $2292 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1197. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $2258. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1061 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1452 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to KSC flight.

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

DCA to KSC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to KSC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Košice, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $194 (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 $1458. Return trip prices are from the KSC 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 KSC 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 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 KSC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 45.50% less expensive than KSC
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: John Paul II – Balice Airport (KRK) in Krakow

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 44.82% less expensive than KSC
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to KRK flights

Destination alternative #3: Lviv International Airport (LWO) in Lviv

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 39.65% less expensive than KSC
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to LWO flights


Flight Hacking DCA to KSC

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 KSC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Warsaw (DCA > WAW > KSC)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $556 (38.31%)

See DCA to WAW flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > KSC)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $546 (37.58%)

See DCA to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > KSC)

  • Price for both tickets: $917
  • Average savings: $535 (36.82%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4602 miles or 7406 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to KSC flight is about 9 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Kosice?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DCA to KSC.


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 KSC
Destination airport name Kosice International Airport
City Kosice
Country Slovakia
Latitude 48.7
Longitude 21.2


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