The cheapest times to fly from LET to DCA are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 15th 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 LET to DCA is early March. Prices can be as high as $2867 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $479 for Wednesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Leticia (LET) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $532 to $1758 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $635. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1036 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LET to DCA flight.

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

LET to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LET to DCA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Leticia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LET. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Leticia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $195 (17%) 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 $921. Return trip prices are from the DCA to LET 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 LET to DCA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 24 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 LET to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 33.69% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See LET to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 23.65% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LET to IAD flights


Flight Hacking LET to DCA

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 LET to DCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (LET > BOG > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $677
  • Average savings: $359 (34.65%)

See LET to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LET > JFK > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $931
  • Average savings: $105 (10.14%)

See LET to BOG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Alfredo Vasquez Cobo Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3008 miles or 4841 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LET to DCA flight is about 6 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Leticia and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from LET to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LET
Origination airport name Alfredo Vasquez Cobo Airport
City Leticia
Country Colombia
Latitude -4.2
Longitude -69.9

Return Airport

Destination code DCA
Destination airport name Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77


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