The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PNA are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 1st to December 16th (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 PNA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3977 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1089 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Pamplona

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Pamplona (PNA) will usually cost between $1091 to $1622 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1128. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2175. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1048 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1223 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PNA flight.

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

DCA to PNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PNA 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNA, and Tuesday 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 $156 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1216. Return trip prices are from the PNA 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 PNA 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 51 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 PNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Bilbao

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from PNA
  • Usually 9.08% less expensive than PNA
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to BIO flights

Destination alternative #2: Santander Airport (SDR) in Santander

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PNA
  • Usually 3.52% less expensive than PNA
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to SDR flights

Destination alternative #3: Bordeaux Merignac Airport (BOD) in Bordeaux

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from PNA
  • Usually 2.29% less expensive than PNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BOD flights


Flight Hacking DCA to PNA

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 PNA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $454 (37.08%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DCA > BOS > PNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $441 (36.06%)

See DCA to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > PNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $803
  • Average savings: $420 (34.34%)

See DCA to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3816 miles or 6141 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PNA flight is about 7 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Pamplona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from DCA to PNA.


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 PNA
Destination airport name Pamplona Airport
City Pamplona
Country Spain
Latitude 42.8
Longitude -1.6


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