The cheapest times to fly from DCA to YYZ are
- January 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
- August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 8th, and November 19th)
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 YYZ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $391 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $222 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Toronto
Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Toronto (YYZ) will usually cost between $228 to $320 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $299. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $69 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to YYZ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to YYZ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DCA to YYZ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Toronto, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $34 (12%) 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 $245. Return trip prices are from the YYZ 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 YYZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 38 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DCA to YYZ while comparing.
- 68 miles (109 km) away from YYZ
- Usually 7.95% less expensive than YYZ
- Nonstop flights available
- 106 miles (171 km) away from YYZ
- Usually 4.97% less expensive than YYZ
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DCA to YYZ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Emirates, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Lester B. Pearson International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 359 miles or 578 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DCA to YYZ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to YYZ flight is about 1 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Toronto?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from DCA to YYZ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Lester B. Pearson International Airport|
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