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The cheapest times to fly from MOB to DCA are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 10th, 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 MOB to DCA is early September. Prices can be as high as $1218 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $235 for Wednesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Mobile, AL (MOB) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $255 to $549 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $696. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $439 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $340 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MOB to DCA flight.

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

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MOB to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MOB to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Mobile. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 MOB. 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 $145 (32%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the DCA to MOB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MOB 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 30 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 MOB to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 6.47% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MOB to CHO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, VA

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 4.41% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MOB to ORF flights

Destination alternative #3: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.97% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MOB to PHF flights

Destination alternative #4: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.53% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MOB to BWI flights

Destination alternative #5: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 0.88% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MOB to RIC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MOB 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 Mobile Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 848 miles or 1365 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MOB to DCA flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Mobile, AL 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 MOB to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMOB
Origination airport nameMobile Regional Airport
CityMobile, AL
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.7
Longitude-88.2

Return Airport

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

 

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