The cheapest times to fly from DCA to WDH are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 WDH is late January. Prices can be as high as $2649 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $860 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Windhoek

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Windhoek (WDH) will usually cost between $907 to $2183 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $918. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2192. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1274 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1185 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to WDH flight.

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

DCA to WDH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to WDH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WDH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Windhoek, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (14%) 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 $1238. Return trip prices are from the WDH 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 WDH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to WDH

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 WDH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (DCA > JNB > WDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $43 (3.63%)

See DCA to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > WDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1162
  • Average savings: $23 (1.94%)

See DCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hosea Kutako International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7408 miles or 11922 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to WDH flight is about 14 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Windhoek?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from DCA to WDH.


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 WDH
Destination airport name Hosea Kutako International Airport
City Windhoek
Country Namibia
Latitude -22.5
Longitude 17.5


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