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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to SEN are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • July 16th to September 23rd
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 SEN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $4645 for Saturday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $772 for Monday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Southend-On-Sea (SEN) will usually cost between $817 to $2991 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $797. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $3025. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1388 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to SEN flight.

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

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DCA to SEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to SEN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SEN, and Friday 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 $836 (36%) 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 $1381. Return trip prices are from the SEN 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 SEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 38 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 SEN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 55.44% less expensive than SEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 54.36% less expensive than SEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 51.95% less expensive than SEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to LCY flights

Destination alternative #4: Norwich Airport (NWI) in Norwich

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 48.13% less expensive than SEN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to NWI flights

Destination alternative #5: Bristol Airport (BRS) in Bristol

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 48.67% less expensive than SEN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to BRS flights

Destination alternative #6: Humberside Airport (HUY) in Humberside

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SEN
  • Usually 46.97% less expensive than SEN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to HUY flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to SEN

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 SEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (DCA > AMS > SEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $812
  • Average savings: $576 (41.5%)

See DCA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Paris (DCA > CDG > SEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $826
  • Average savings: $562 (40.49%)

See DCA to CDG flights

Hack #3: Dublin (DCA > DUB > SEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $924
  • Average savings: $464 (33.43%)

See DCA to DUB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Loganair, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3699 miles or 5953 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to SEN flight is about 7 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Southend-On-Sea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from DCA to SEN.

 

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 SEN
Destination airport name Southend Airport
City Southend-On-Sea
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.6
Longitude 0.7

 

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