The cheapest times to fly from DCA to YDF are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of August 27th)

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 YDF is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $913 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $399 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Deer Lake

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Deer Lake (YDF) will usually cost between $401 to $766 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $374 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $589 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to YDF flight.

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

DCA to YDF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to YDF 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (18%) 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 $549. Return trip prices are from the YDF 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 YDF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DCA to YDF

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 YDF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DCA > BOS > YDF)

  • Price for both tickets: $549
  • Average savings: $40 (6.79%)

See DCA to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > YDF)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $16 (2.63%)

See DCA to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1204 miles or 1938 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to YDF flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Deer Lake?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DCA to YDF.


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 YDF
Destination airport name Deer Lake Airport
City Deer Lake
Country Canada
Latitude 49.2
Longitude -57.4


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