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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to TRG are

  • January 29th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 30th)
  • August 20th to September 9th (except the week of August 27th)
  • October 22nd 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 TRG is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3371 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1309 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.

 

When to Fly to Tauranga

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Tauranga (TRG) will usually cost between $1394 to $2711 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1366. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2958. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1592 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1650 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to TRG flight.

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

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DCA to TRG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to TRG flight is 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 $0.12, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Tauranga, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $186 (10%) 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 $1670. Return trip prices are from the TRG to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to TRG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 25 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 TRG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 14.58% less expensive than TRG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to AKL flights

Destination alternative #2: Taupo Airport (TUO) in Taupo

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 1.48% less expensive than TRG
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to TUO flights

Destination alternative #3: Rotorua Airport (ROT) in Rotorua

  • 31 miles (50 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than TRG
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to ROT flights

Destination alternative #4: Napier Airport (NPE) in Napier

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 0.36% less expensive than TRG
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to NPE flights

 

Flight Hacking DCA to TRG

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 TRG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (DCA > AKL > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1467
  • Average savings: $184 (11.12%)

See DCA to AKL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (DCA > LAX > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1558
  • Average savings: $93 (5.61%)

See DCA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Wellington (DCA > WLG > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1625
  • Average savings: $25 (1.52%)

See DCA to WLG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8575 miles or 13800 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to TRG flight is about 16 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Tauranga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DCA to TRG.

 

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 TRG
Destination airport name Tauranga Airport
City Tauranga
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 176.2

 

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