The cheapest times to fly from DCA to NTL are

  • January 22nd to May 6th
  • July 30th to October 7th

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 NTL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $3729 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1443 for Wednesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Newcastle

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Newcastle (NTL) will usually cost between $1491 to $2819 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1548. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3342. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1794 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1865 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to NTL flight.

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

DCA to NTL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to NTL 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NTL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Fridays 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 $400 (19%) 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 $1813. Return trip prices are from the NTL 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 NTL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 26 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 NTL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sydney International Airport (SYD) in Sydney

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from NTL
  • Usually 30.49% less expensive than NTL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to SYD flights

Destination alternative #2: Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) in Port Macquarie

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from NTL
  • Usually 2.39% less expensive than NTL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to PQQ flights


Flight Hacking DCA to NTL

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 NTL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brisbane (DCA > BNE > NTL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1488
  • Average savings: $377 (20.19%)

See DCA to BNE flights

Hack #2: Melbourne (DCA > MEL > NTL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1494
  • Average savings: $371 (19.87%)

See DCA to MEL flights

Hack #3: Sydney (DCA > SYD > NTL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1537
  • Average savings: $328 (17.57%)

See DCA to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9698 miles or 15607 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to NTL flight is about 18 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Newcastle?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from DCA to NTL.


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 NTL
Destination airport name Williamtown Airport
City Newcastle
Country Australia
Latitude -32.8
Longitude 151.8


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