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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to TAB are

  • March 5th to April 15th (except the week of March 26th)
  • May 28th to November 4th

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 TAB is late September. Prices can be as high as $2441 for Sunday flights during late January and early February, or as low as $886 for Wednesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Tobago

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Tobago (TAB) will usually cost between $904 to $2169 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 $941. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January and early February, with an average price of $2441. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1500 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1098 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to TAB flight.

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

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DCA to TAB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to TAB 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAB, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $781 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1045. Return trip prices are from the TAB 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 TAB 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 52 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 TAB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Piarco Airport (POS) in Port of Spain

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from TAB
  • Usually 60.09% less expensive than TAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to POS flights

Destination alternative #2: Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) in Grenada

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from TAB
  • Usually 49.79% less expensive than TAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to GND flights

Destination alternative #3: E. T. Joshua Airport (SVD) in St. Vincent

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TAB
  • Usually 27.88% less expensive than TAB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to SVD flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to TAB

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 TAB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Port of Spain (DCA > POS > TAB)

  • Price for both tickets: $497
  • Average savings: $601 (54.72%)

See DCA to POS flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (DCA > MIA > TAB)

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $433 (39.45%)

See DCA to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DCA > FLL > TAB)

  • Price for both tickets: $692
  • Average savings: $406 (36.99%)

See DCA to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Caribbean Airlines, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from A N R Robinson International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2158 miles or 3473 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to TAB flight is about 4 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Tobago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from DCA to TAB.

 

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 TAB
Destination airport name A N R Robinson International Airport
City Tobago
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Latitude 11.1
Longitude -60.8

 

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