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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PVD are

  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of 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 PVD is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $684 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $130 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.

 

When to Fly to Providence

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Providence, RI (PVD) will usually cost between $135 to $333 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $135. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $397. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PVD flight.

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

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DCA to PVD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PVD 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $87 (34%) 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 $170. Return trip prices are from the PVD 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 PVD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DCA to PVD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from PVD
  • Usually 26.67% less expensive than PVD
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from PVD
  • Usually 24.62% less expensive than PVD
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from PVD
  • Usually 17.18% less expensive than PVD
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Theodore Francis Green State Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 356 miles or 573 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PVD flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Providence, RI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from DCA to PVD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

Return Airport

Destination codePVD
Destination airport nameTheodore Francis Green State Airport
CityProvidence, RI
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.7
Longitude-71.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DCA to PVD tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PVD heading for DCA about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Providence, RI is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 29 minutes late
  • Republic: 4 minutes early
  • PSA: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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