The cheapest times to fly from DCA to NWI are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • November 5th 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 NWI is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1673 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $654 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Norwich

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Norwich (NWI) will usually cost between $654 to $1303 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1265. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $589 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $720 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to NWI flight.

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

DCA to NWI Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $159 (17%) 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 $744. Return trip prices are from the NWI 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 NWI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 38 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 NWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 14.10% less expensive than NWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 12.01% less expensive than NWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 7.36% less expensive than NWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LCY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Loganair, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3698 miles or 5951 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to NWI flight is about 7 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Norwich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DCA to NWI.


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 NWI
Destination airport name Norwich Airport
City Norwich
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.7
Longitude 1.3


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