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The cheapest times to fly from SPI to DCA are

  • August 6th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 SPI to DCA is early September. Prices can be as high as $669 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $356 for Wednesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Springfield, IL (SPI) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $366 to $503 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 $383. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $497. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $115 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $445 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPI to DCA flight.

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

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SPI to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPI to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Springfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $92 (19%) 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 $393. Return trip prices are from the DCA to SPI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SPI 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 12 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 SPI to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.57% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SPI to RIC flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 0.11% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SPI to BWI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 678 miles or 1091 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Springfield, IL and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from SPI to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SPI
Origination airport name Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City Springfield, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -89.7

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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