The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PAZ are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 13th 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 PAZ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2514 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $808 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Poza Rica

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Poza Rica (PAZ) will usually cost between $808 to $1617 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $808. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1879. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1071 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $823 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PAZ flight.

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

DCA to PAZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PAZ 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 $0.29, which is 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 $125 (12%) 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 $939. Return trip prices are from the PAZ 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 PAZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 8 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 PAZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from PAZ
  • Usually 44.96% less expensive than PAZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MEX flights

Destination alternative #2: General Heriberto Jara International Airport (VER) in Veracruz

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PAZ
  • Usually 25.76% less expensive than PAZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to VER flights

Destination alternative #3: General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport (TAM) in Tampico

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from PAZ
  • Usually 24.85% less expensive than PAZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to TAM flights

Destination alternative #4: Hermanos Serdan International Airport (PBC) in Puebla

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from PAZ
  • Usually 20.05% less expensive than PAZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PBC flights


Flight Hacking DCA to PAZ

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 PAZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (DCA > MEX > PAZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $169 (20.47%)

See DCA to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1750 miles or 2816 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PAZ flight is about 4 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Poza Rica?

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


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 PAZ
Destination airport name Tajin Airport
City Poza Rica
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.6
Longitude -97.5


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