The cheapest times to fly from DCA to YYJ are

  • January 8th to February 25th (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 YYJ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $991 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $412 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Victoria

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Victoria (YYJ) will usually cost between $418 to $850 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $416. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $450 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $602 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to YYJ flight.

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

DCA to YYJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to YYJ 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


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 $105 (16%) 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 $550. Return trip prices are from the YYJ 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 YYJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 15 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 YYJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 40.78% less expensive than YYJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See DCA to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 38.04% less expensive than YYJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to YVR flights


Flight Hacking DCA to YYJ

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 YYJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > YYJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $44 (7.31%)

See DCA to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DCA > BOS > YYJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $40 (6.64%)

See DCA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Korean Air, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2372 miles or 3817 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to YYJ flight is about 5 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Victoria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from DCA to YYJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYJ
Destination airport nameVictoria International Airport


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