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The cheapest times to fly from LNK to DCA are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 24th)

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 LNK to DCA is early December. Prices can be as high as $745 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Lincoln, NE (LNK) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $296 to $620 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $410 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LNK to DCA flight.

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

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LNK to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LNK to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lincoln. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $203 (37%) 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 $344. Return trip prices are from the DCA to LNK 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 LNK 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 2 hour 53 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 LNK to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.95% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LNK to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 0.61% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LNK to BWI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Lincoln Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1053 miles or 1695 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LNK to DCA flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Lincoln, NE and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from LNK to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLNK
Origination airport nameLincoln Airport
CityLincoln, NE
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.9
Longitude-96.8

Return Airport

Destination codeDCA
Destination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

 

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