The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ODS are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • July 16th to December 16th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 ODS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $4546 for Saturday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $835 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Odesa

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Odessa (ODS) will usually cost between $864 to $2835 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 $868. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $2307. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1439 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1118 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ODS flight.

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

DCA to ODS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to ODS 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ODS, and Monday 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 $859 (47%) 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 $1009. Return trip prices are from the ODS 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 ODS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 4 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 ODS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chisinau International Airport (KIV) in Kishinev

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from ODS
  • Usually 9.84% less expensive than ODS
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to KIV flights


Flight Hacking DCA to ODS

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 ODS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > ODS)

  • Price for both tickets: $755
  • Average savings: $363 (32.44%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Kiev (DCA > KBP > ODS)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $261 (23.31%)

See DCA to KBP flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (DCA > EWR > ODS)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $220 (19.64%)

See DCA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, El Al, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5048 miles or 8124 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ODS flight is about 10 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Odessa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from DCA to ODS.


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 ODS
Destination airport name Odessa International Airport
City Odessa
Country Ukraine
Latitude 46.4
Longitude 30.7


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