The cheapest times to fly from DCA to MJT are

  • February 12th to February 25th
  • October 1st to January 28th (except the weeks of October 22nd, December 24th, and January 15th)

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 MJT is early October. Prices can be as high as $6595 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $3093 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Mitilini

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Mytilene (MJT) will usually cost between $4100 to $6567 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 $4851. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $6513. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1662 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5918 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to MJT flight.

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

DCA to MJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to MJT 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 $0.71, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MJT. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Mitilini. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $130 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5711. Return trip prices are from the MJT to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to MJT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 21 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 MJT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from MJT
  • Usually 80.69% less expensive than MJT
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to ADB flights

Destination alternative #2: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from MJT
  • Usually 50.44% less expensive than MJT
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to JMK flights

Destination alternative #3: Dimokritos Airport (AXD) in Alexandroupolis

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from MJT
  • Usually 4.58% less expensive than MJT
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to AXD flights


Flight Hacking DCA to MJT

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 MJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (DCA > ATH > MJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1042
  • Average savings: $4876 (82.4%)

See DCA to ATH flights

Hack #2: London (DCA > LGW > MJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1056
  • Average savings: $4862 (82.16%)

See DCA to LGW flights

Hack #3: Vienna (DCA > VIE > MJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1177
  • Average savings: $4741 (80.12%)

See DCA to VIE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5206 miles or 8378 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to MJT flight is about 10 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Mytilene?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from DCA to MJT.


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 MJT
Destination airport name Mitilini Airport
City Mytilene
Country Greece
Latitude 39.1
Longitude 26.6


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