The cheapest times to fly from LFW to DCA are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 22nd)

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 LFW to DCA is late January. Prices can be as high as $3588 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1095 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Lome (LFW) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $1250 to $2621 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2426. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1078 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1433 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFW to DCA flight.

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

LFW to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFW to DCA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lome. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LFW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Lome. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $372 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1494. Return trip prices are from the DCA to LFW 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 LFW to DCA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 34 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 LFW to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.18% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFW to IAD flights


Flight Hacking LFW 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 LFW to DCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (LFW > CDG > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1263
  • Average savings: $171 (11.9%)

See LFW to LIS flights

Hack #2: Lisbon (LFW > LIS > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $114 (7.96%)

See LFW to CDG flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LFW > JFK > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1320
  • Average savings: $114 (7.92%)

See LFW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5321 miles or 8563 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFW to DCA flight is about 10 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Lome and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LFW to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LFW
Origination airport name Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport
City Lome
Country Togo
Latitude 6.2
Longitude 1.3

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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