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The cheapest times to fly from DCA to ZIH are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 ZIH is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1362 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $375 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Ixtapa

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) will usually cost between $378 to $895 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 $392. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $936. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $510 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to ZIH flight.

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

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DCA to ZIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to ZIH flight is 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 $0.15, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZIH, and Wednesday 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 $176 (25%) 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 $465. Return trip prices are from the ZIH to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to ZIH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2076 miles or 3341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to ZIH flight is about 4 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from DCA to ZIH.

 

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 ZIH
Destination airport name Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
Country Mexico
Latitude 17.6
Longitude -101.5

 

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