The cheapest times to fly from DCA to YNB are

  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to October 14th (except the week of September 24th)
  • November 5th to March 11th (except the weeks of November 12th, December 24th, and January 1st)

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 YNB is early September. Prices can be as high as $11700 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $4574 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Yanbu

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Yenbo (YNB) will usually cost between $5600 to $9558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $5487. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $7985. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2498 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to YNB flight.

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

DCA to YNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to YNB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YNB, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Yanbu, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $496 (7%) 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 $6280. Return trip prices are from the YNB 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 YNB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 30 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 YNB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED) in Medina

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YNB
  • Usually 63.55% less expensive than YNB
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to MED flights


Flight Hacking DCA to YNB

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 YNB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Jeddah (DCA > JED > YNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1021
  • Average savings: $5387 (84.07%)

See DCA to JED flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $5272 (82.27%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Cairo (DCA > CAI > YNB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1182
  • Average savings: $5227 (81.56%)

See DCA to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Delta, JetBlue, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Abdulmohsin Bin Abdulaziz Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6395 miles or 10292 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to YNB flight is about 12 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Yenbo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from DCA to YNB.


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 YNB
Destination airport name Prince Abdulmohsin Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Yenbo
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 24.1
Longitude 38.1


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