The cheapest times to fly from TFN to DCA are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 17th (except the week of May 14th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, 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 TFN to DCA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2224 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $740 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Tenerife (TFN) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $806 to $1683 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 $818. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1756. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $938 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1100 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TFN to DCA flight.

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

TFN to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TFN to DCA flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tenerife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is 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 TFN. 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 $199 (13%) 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 $1099. Return trip prices are from the DCA to TFN 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 TFN 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 7 hour 17 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 TFN to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 36.09% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TFN to PHL flights


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

Hack #1: Lisbon (TFN > LIS > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $348 (31.64%)

See TFN to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $284 (25.77%)

See TFN to LIS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (TFN > LGA > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $237 (21.55%)

See TFN to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Tenerife Norte Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3498 miles or 5629 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TFN to DCA flight is about 7 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Tenerife and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from TFN to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TFN
Origination airport name Tenerife Norte Airport
City Tenerife
Country Spain
Latitude 28.5
Longitude -16.3

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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