The cheapest times to fly from DCA to REG are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • October 15th to December 9th (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 REG is early February. Prices can be as high as $2117 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $769 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Reggio Calabria

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Reggio Calabria (REG) will usually cost between $904 to $1642 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $939. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1624. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1060 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to REG flight.

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

DCA to REG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to REG flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $208 (16%) 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 $1010. Return trip prices are from the REG 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 REG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 34 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 REG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) in Catania

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from REG
  • Usually 8.40% less expensive than REG
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to CTA flights

Destination alternative #2: Palermo Airport (PMO) in Palermo

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from REG
  • Usually 5.09% less expensive than REG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to PMO flights

Destination alternative #3: Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF) in Lamezia Terme

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from REG
  • Usually 4.86% less expensive than REG
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to SUF flights


Flight Hacking DCA to REG

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 REG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $279 (26.27%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Rome (DCA > FCO > REG)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $111 (10.47%)

See DCA to FCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shandong, Tap Air Portugal, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4768 miles or 7673 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to REG flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Reggio Calabria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DCA to REG.


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 REG
Destination airport name Reggio Calabria Airport
City Reggio Calabria
Country Italy
Latitude 38.1
Longitude 15.7


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