The cheapest times to fly from DCA to YQU are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- July 30th 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 YQU is early December. Prices can be as high as $1027 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $466 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Grande Prairie
Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Grande Prairie (YQU) will usually cost between $539 to $870 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 $538. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $890. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $352 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $697 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to YQU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to YQU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DCA to YQU 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 $0.19, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YQU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $143 (19%) 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 $640. Return trip prices are from the YQU to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DCA to YQU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking DCA to YQU
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 YQU — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $676
- Average savings: $21 (3.02%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DCA to YQU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Grande Prairie Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2224 miles or 3579 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DCA to YQU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to YQU flight is about 4 hour 59 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Grande Prairie?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DCA to YQU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Grande Prairie Airport|
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