The cheapest times to fly from DCA to MMX are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th 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 MMX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $5636 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $959 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Malmö Municipality

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Malmo (MMX) will usually cost between $1009 to $1528 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1003. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1812. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $810 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1148 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to MMX flight.

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

DCA to MMX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to MMX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MMX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $161 (12%) 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 $1113. Return trip prices are from the MMX 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 MMX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 20 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 MMX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kastrup Airport (CPH) in Copenhagen

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from MMX
  • Usually 34.41% less expensive than MMX
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CPH flights

Destination alternative #2: Smaland Airport (VXO) in Vaxjo

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from MMX
  • Usually 30.14% less expensive than MMX
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to VXO flights

Destination alternative #3: Aarhus Airport (AAR) in Aarhus

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MMX
  • Usually 10.71% less expensive than MMX
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to AAR flights


Flight Hacking DCA to MMX

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 MMX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (DCA > ARN > MMX)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $300 (26.13%)

See DCA to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (DCA > BMA > MMX)

  • Price for both tickets: $926
  • Average savings: $222 (19.34%)

See DCA to BMA flights

Hack #3: Gdansk (DCA > GDN > MMX)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $150 (13.02%)

See DCA to GDN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, BRA, Delta, Finnair, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4080 miles or 6566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to MMX flight is about 8 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Malmo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from DCA to MMX.


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 MMX
Destination airport name Malmo Airport
City Malmo
Country Sweden
Latitude 55.5
Longitude 13.4


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