The cheapest times to fly from MLU to DCA are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
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 MLU to DCA is late September. Prices can be as high as $814 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $308 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Washington
Flying from Monroe, LA (MLU) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $317 to $517 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $329. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $185 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $368 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLU to DCA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MLU to DCA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MLU to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Monroe. 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 $120 (27%) 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 $327. Return trip prices are from the DCA to MLU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MLU 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 41 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 MLU to DCA while comparing.
- 143 miles (230 km) away from DCA
- Usually 6.79% less expensive than DCA
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MLU to DCA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Monroe Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 947 miles or 1524 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MLU to DCA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLU to DCA flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.
How many flights go between Monroe, LA and Washington, DC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from MLU to DCA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Monroe Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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