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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to MZL are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (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 MZL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2926 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $632 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Manizales

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Manizales (MZL) will usually cost between $740 to $1969 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 $736. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $1995. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to MZL flight.

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

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DCA to MZL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to MZL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, 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 $306 (22%) 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 $1070. Return trip prices are from the MZL to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to MZL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 11 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 MZL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jose Maria Cordova Airport (MDE) in Medellin

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 45.66% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MDE flights

Destination alternative #2: El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 45.00% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BOG flights

Destination alternative #3: Matecana Airport (PEI) in Pereira

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 28.69% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PEI flights

Destination alternative #4: Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport (CLO) in Cali

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 32.60% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CLO flights

Destination alternative #5: El Eden Airport (AXM) in Armenia

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 12.39% less expensive than MZL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to AXM flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to MZL

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 MZL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (DCA > BOG > MZL)

  • Price for both tickets: $677
  • Average savings: $372 (35.46%)

See DCA to BOG flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (DCA > MCO > MZL)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $312 (29.74%)

See DCA to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DCA > FLL > MZL)

  • Price for both tickets: $763
  • Average savings: $286 (27.26%)

See DCA to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2338 miles or 3763 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to MZL flight is about 5 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Manizales?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from DCA to MZL.

 

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 MZL
Destination airport name La Nubia Airport
City Manizales
Country Colombia
Latitude 5
Longitude -75.5

 

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