The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PXM are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 11th
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 PXM is late September. Prices can be as high as $1780 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $745 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Puerto Escondido

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Puerto Escondido (PXM) will usually cost between $753 to $1296 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $779. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1388. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $609 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $811 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PXM flight.

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

DCA to PXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PXM 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $94 (10%) 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 $861. Return trip prices are from the PXM 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 PXM 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 35 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 PXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xoxocotlan International Airport (OAX) in Oaxaca

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PXM
  • Usually 33.54% less expensive than PXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to OAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bahias de Huatulco International Airport (HUX) in Santa Cruz/Huatulco

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from PXM
  • Usually 19.48% less expensive than PXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to HUX flights


Flight Hacking DCA to PXM

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 PXM — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $261 (32.18%)

See DCA to MEX flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (DCA > GDL > PXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $235 (28.91%)

See DCA to GDL flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > PXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $708
  • Average savings: $104 (12.76%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Puerto Escondido International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1998 miles or 3215 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PXM flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Puerto Escondido?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from DCA to PXM.


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 PXM
Destination airport name Puerto Escondido International Airport
City Puerto Escondido
Country Mexico
Latitude 15.9
Longitude -97.1


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