The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ZHA are
- February 12th to April 29th
- August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)
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 ZHA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2086 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1131 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.
When to Fly to Zhanjiang
Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Zhanjiang (ZHA) will usually cost between $1215 to $1692 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 $1204. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1849. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $645 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1364 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ZHA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to ZHA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DCA to ZHA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Zhanjiang, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (6%) 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 $1370. Return trip prices are from the ZHA 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 ZHA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 51 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 ZHA while comparing.
- 72 miles (116 km) away from ZHA
- Usually 2.13% less expensive than ZHA
- 2-layover flights available
Flight Hacking DCA to ZHA
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 ZHA — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1134
- Average savings: $230 (16.86%)
- Price for both tickets: $1186
- Average savings: $178 (13.03%)
- Price for both tickets: $1249
- Average savings: $116 (8.47%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DCA to ZHA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Zhanjiang Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8257 miles or 13288 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DCA to ZHA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ZHA flight is about 15 hour 51 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Zhanjiang?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from DCA to ZHA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Zhanjiang Airport|
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