The cheapest times to fly from DCA to LAR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 17th, and December 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 LAR is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1067 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $343 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Laramie

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Laramie, WY (LAR) will usually cost between $368 to $862 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 $459. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $817. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $358 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $645 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to LAR flight.

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

DCA to LAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to LAR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $315 (38%) 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 $484. Return trip prices are from the LAR 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 LAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 43 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 LAR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from LAR
  • Usually 50.08% less expensive than LAR
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to DEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from LAR
  • Usually 6.05% less expensive than LAR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to EGE flights


Flight Hacking DCA to LAR

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 LAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (DCA > DEN > LAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $476
  • Average savings: $169 (26.16%)

See DCA to DEN flights

Hack #2: Minneapolis, MN (DCA > MSP > LAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $66 (10.23%)

See DCA to MSP flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > LAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $64 (9.92%)

See DCA to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1516 miles or 2440 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to LAR flight is about 3 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Laramie, WY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from DCA to LAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLAR
Destination airport nameLaramie Regional Airport
CityLaramie, WY
Countrythe United States


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