The cheapest times to fly from POA to DCA are

  • January 22nd to April 1st
  • August 6th to November 4th
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 POA to DCA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2360 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $946 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Porto Alegre (POA) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $1068 to $1769 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1161. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1832. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $671 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip POA to DCA flight.

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

POA to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the POA to DCA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Porto Alegre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into POA. 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 $227 (15%) 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 $1253. Return trip prices are from the DCA to POA 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 POA 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 10 hour 3 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 POA to DCA while comparing.

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

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 24.48% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See POA to IAD flights


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

Hack #1: Lima (POA > LIM > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $406 (30.31%)

See POA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (POA > JFK > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $397 (29.63%)

See POA to LIM flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (POA > MIA > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $389 (29.07%)

See POA to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5039 miles or 8109 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop POA to DCA flight is about 10 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Porto Alegre 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 POA to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code POA
Origination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2

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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