The cheapest times to fly from MRS to DCA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 MRS to DCA is late May. Prices can be as high as $1468 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $590 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Marseille (MRS) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $624 to $1400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $629. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1418. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $789 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $815 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRS to DCA flight.

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

MRS to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRS to DCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Marseille. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MRS. Fridays 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 $116 (10%) 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 $847. Return trip prices are from the DCA to MRS 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 MRS 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 8 hour 23 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 MRS to DCA while comparing.

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

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 10.31% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRS to IAD flights

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

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.38% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See MRS to ORF flights

Destination alternative #3: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.96% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRS to BWI flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (MRS > JFK > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $254 (31.12%)

See MRS to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (MRS > ARN > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $241 (29.59%)

See MRS to JFK flights

Hack #3: Dublin (MRS > DUB > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $228 (27.99%)

See MRS to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4110 miles or 6614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRS to DCA flight is about 8 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Marseille and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from MRS to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRS
Origination airport name Marseille Provence Airport
City Marseille
Country France
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 5.2

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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