The cheapest times to fly from DCA to MLM are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 MLM is early September. Prices can be as high as $1324 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $460 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Morelia

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Morelia (MLM) will usually cost between $466 to $912 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $460. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1072. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $612 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to MLM flight.

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

DCA to MLM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to MLM 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 $0.19, 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 $127 (18%) 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 $561. Return trip prices are from the MLM 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 MLM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 MLM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from MLM
  • Usually 21.63% less expensive than MLM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MEX flights

Destination alternative #2: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Leon/Guanajuato

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from MLM
  • Usually 3.55% less expensive than MLM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BJX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1940 miles or 3122 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to MLM flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Morelia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from DCA to MLM.


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 MLM
Destination airport name General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport
City Morelia
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.9
Longitude -101


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