The cheapest times to fly from DCA to LMM are

  • April 9th to June 17th
  • August 6th to October 21st
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 LMM is early October. Prices can be as high as $2695 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $476 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Los Mochis

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Los Mochis (LMM) will usually cost between $566 to $1423 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $532. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $847 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $663 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to LMM flight.

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

DCA to LMM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to LMM 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $669 (47%) 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 $633. Return trip prices are from the LMM 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 LMM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to LMM

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 LMM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (DCA > GDL > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $589
  • Average savings: $74 (11.16%)

See DCA to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (DCA > MEX > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $47 (7.09%)

See DCA to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Valle del Fuerte International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2066 miles or 3325 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to LMM flight is about 4 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Los Mochis?

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


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 LMM
Destination airport name Valle del Fuerte International Airport
City Los Mochis
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.7
Longitude -109.1


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