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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PLN are

  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • September 17th to March 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd, November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 PLN is early December. Prices can be as high as $695 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $237 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Pellston

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Pellston, MI (PLN) will usually cost between $267 to $596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $312. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $573. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $261 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $413 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PLN flight.

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

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DCA to PLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PLN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $165 (31%) 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 $352. Return trip prices are from the PLN to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to PLN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 5 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 PLN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: MBS International Airport (MBS) in Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 24.85% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MBS flights

Destination alternative #2: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 12.36% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to MQT flights

Destination alternative #3: Alpena County Regional Airport (APN) in Alpena, MI

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 11.64% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to APN flights

Destination alternative #4: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 11.52% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to TVC flights

Destination alternative #5: Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 5.94% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to CIU flights

Destination alternative #6: Delta County Airport (ESC) in Escanaba, MI

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from PLN
  • Usually 4.48% less expensive than PLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ESC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 610 miles or 982 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PLN flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Pellston, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from DCA to PLN.

 

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 PLN
Destination airport name Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport
City Pellston, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -84.8

 

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