The cheapest times to fly from DCA to TSR are

  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 15th to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 TSR is early December. Prices can be as high as $2097 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1208 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Timișoara

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Timisoara (TSR) will usually cost between $1212 to $1881 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1239. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1952. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $713 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1423 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to TSR flight.

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

DCA to TSR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to TSR 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TSR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Timișoara, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (9%) 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 $1411. Return trip prices are from the TSR 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 TSR 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 28 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 TSR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 44.39% less expensive than TSR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: Beograd Airport (BEG) in Belgrade

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 38.42% less expensive than TSR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to BEG flights

Destination alternative #3: Avram Iancu Airport (CLJ) in Cluj-Napoca

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 6.43% less expensive than TSR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to CLJ flights


Flight Hacking DCA to TSR

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 TSR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (DCA > FRA > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $440 (30.9%)

See DCA to FRA flights

Hack #2: Munich (DCA > MUC > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1007
  • Average savings: $416 (29.21%)

See DCA to MUC flights

Hack #3: Billund (DCA > BLL > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1024
  • Average savings: $399 (28.01%)

See DCA to BLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4714 miles or 7586 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to TSR flight is about 9 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Timisoara?

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


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 TSR
Destination airport name Traian Vuia Airport
City Timisoara
Country Romania
Latitude 45.8
Longitude 21.3


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