The cheapest times to fly from TPP to DCA are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 TPP to DCA is late January. Prices can be as high as $2402 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $547 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Tarapoto (TPP) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $559 to $1075 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $602. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1981. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1379 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $719 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPP to DCA flight.

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

TPP to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPP to DCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tarapoto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Tarapoto. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $161 (19%) 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 $652. Return trip prices are from the DCA to TPP 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 TPP 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 6 hour 37 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 TPP 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 8.90% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See TPP to BWI flights


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

Hack #1: Lima (TPP > LIM > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $53 (7.41%)

See TPP to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3134 miles or 5044 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPP to DCA flight is about 6 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Tarapoto and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from TPP to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPP
Origination airport nameTarapoto Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDCA
Destination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States


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