The cheapest times to fly from RFP to DCA are

  • May 14th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to March 11th (except the week of November 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 RFP to DCA is early December. Prices can be as high as $4784 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1118 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Raiatea (RFP) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $2853 to $3644 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $2714. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3700. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $986 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3134 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RFP to DCA flight.

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

RFP to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RFP to DCA flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Raiatea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RFP. 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 $501 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3004. Return trip prices are from the DCA to RFP 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 RFP 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 12 hour 2 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 RFP to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 9.22% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See RFP to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 5.42% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See RFP to IAD flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (RFP > LAX > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $2930
  • Average savings: $204 (6.51%)

See RFP to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (RFP > LAS > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $3111
  • Average savings: $24 (0.75%)

See RFP to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (RFP > SJC > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $3117
  • Average savings: $17 (0.54%)

See RFP to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Raiatea Uturoa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6139 miles or 9880 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RFP to DCA flight is about 12 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Raiatea and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from RFP to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RFP
Origination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5

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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