The cheapest times to fly from DCA to MFM are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 27th 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 MFM is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $5277 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1452 for Thursday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Macao

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Macau (MFM) will usually cost between $1533 to $5277 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $5248. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3715 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1971 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to MFM flight.

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

DCA to MFM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to MFM 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $348 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2552. Return trip prices are from the MFM 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 MFM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 41 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 MFM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 23 miles (37 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 57.76% less expensive than MFM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 51.62% less expensive than MFM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bao’an International Airport (SZX) in Shenzhen

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 36.25% less expensive than MFM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to SZX flights


Flight Hacking DCA to MFM

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 MFM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (DCA > PVG > MFM)

  • Price for both tickets: $908
  • Average savings: $1063 (53.93%)

See DCA to PVG flights

Hack #2: Taipei (DCA > TPE > MFM)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $996 (50.51%)

See DCA to TPE flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1022
  • Average savings: $949 (48.15%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Macau, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Korean Air, SAS, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8165 miles or 13140 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to MFM flight is about 15 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Macau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DCA to MFM.


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 MFM
Destination airport name Macau International Airport
City Macau
Country Macau
Latitude 22.1
Longitude 113.6


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