The cheapest times to fly from PVD to DCA are
- August 13th to September 30th
- October 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and February 12th)
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 PVD to DCA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $721 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $130 for Tuesday flights around mid January.
When to Fly to Washington
Flying from Providence, RI (PVD) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $135 to $330 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $136. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $394. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVD to DCA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVD to DCA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PVD to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Providence. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $87 (34%) 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 $171. Return trip prices are from the DCA to PVD 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 PVD to DCA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PVD to DCA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Theodore Francis Green State Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 356 miles or 573 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PVD to DCA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVD to DCA flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Providence, RI 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 PVD to DCA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Theodore Francis Green State Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PVD to DCA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DCA heading for PVD about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Washington, DC is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 5 minutes late
- Republic: 4 minutes early
- PSA: 16 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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