The cheapest times to fly from DCA to TMP are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (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 TMP is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2271 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $785 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Tampere

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Tampere (TMP) will usually cost between $789 to $1391 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $820. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1599. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $779 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $874 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to TMP flight.

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

DCA to TMP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to TMP 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 $0.13, 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 $201 (15%) 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 $888. Return trip prices are from the TMP 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 TMP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 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 TMP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (TLL) in Tallinn

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from TMP
  • Usually 12.54% less expensive than TMP
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to TLL flights

Destination alternative #2: Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL) in Helsinki

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from TMP
  • Usually 12.48% less expensive than TMP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to HEL flights

Destination alternative #3: Jyvaskyla Airport (JYV) in Jyvaskyla

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from TMP
  • Usually 0.17% less expensive than TMP
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to JYV flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampere-Pirkkala Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4226 miles or 6801 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to TMP flight is about 8 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Tampere?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DCA to TMP.


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 TMP
Destination airport name Tampere-Pirkkala Airport
City Tampere
Country Finland
Latitude 61.4
Longitude 23.6


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