The cheapest times to fly from LMM to DCA are

  • late February and early March
  • March 26th to August 5th
  • October 22nd to November 11th (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 LMM to DCA is early May. Prices can be as high as $3380 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $574 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Los Mochis (LMM) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $637 to $2577 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $646. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1534. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $888 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $757 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LMM to DCA flight.

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

LMM to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LMM to DCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Mochis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $669 (47%) 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 $691. Return trip prices are from the DCA to LMM 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 LMM 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 4 hour 42 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 LMM 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 18.89% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See LMM to BWI flights


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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (LMM > GDL > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $576
  • Average savings: $182 (23.98%)

See LMM to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (LMM > MEX > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $144 (18.96%)

See LMM to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Valle del Fuerte International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2066 miles or 3325 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LMM to DCA flight is about 4 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Mochis and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from LMM to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LMM
Origination airport name Valle del Fuerte International Airport
City Los Mochis
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.7
Longitude -109.1

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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