The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PTP are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • April 30th to June 24th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th, September 24th, October 22nd, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 PTP is early September. Prices can be as high as $2044 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $661 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Pointe-a-Pitre

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Pointe A Pitre (PTP) will usually cost between $676 to $1130 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $677. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $1074. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $784 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PTP flight.

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

DCA to PTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PTP 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 $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PTP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Pointe-a-Pitre, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $794. Return trip prices are from the PTP 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 PTP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 15 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 PTP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert L Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) in St. Kitts

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from PTP
  • Usually 3.25% less expensive than PTP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to SKB flights

Destination alternative #2: V C Bird International Airport (ANU) in St. Johns

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from PTP
  • Usually 3.00% less expensive than PTP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to ANU flights


Flight Hacking DCA to PTP

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 PTP — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $156 (19.91%)

See DCA to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $135 (17.17%)

See DCA to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $661
  • Average savings: $123 (15.63%)

See DCA to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Antilles Express, Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, United, Winair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1820 miles or 2929 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PTP flight is about 4 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Pointe A Pitre?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from DCA to PTP.


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 PTP
Destination airport name Le Raizet Airport
City Pointe A Pitre
Country Guadeloupe
Latitude 16.3
Longitude -61.5


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