The cheapest times to fly from TLH to DCA are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 16th to July 22nd (except the weeks of May 7th, May 21st, June 25th, and July 2nd)
  • August 6th to September 23rd

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 TLH to DCA is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $511 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $305 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Tallahassee, FL (TLH) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $305 to $365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $305. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $380. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TLH to DCA flight.

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

TLH to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TLH to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tallahassee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TLH. 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 $22 (7%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the DCA to TLH 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 TLH to DCA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from TLH to DCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 8.27% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TLH to CHO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, VA

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 4.38% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TLH to ORF flights

Destination alternative #3: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 3.89% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TLH to PHF flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Tallahassee International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 716 miles or 1152 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TLH to DCA flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Tallahassee, FL and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from TLH to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TLH
Origination airport name Tallahassee International Airport
City Tallahassee, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.4
Longitude -84.4

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from TLH to DCA tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 10% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 50% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DCA heading for TLH about 2 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Washington, DC is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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