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The cheapest times to fly from WLS to DCA are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 12th and March 19th)
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to October 21st (except the weeks of August 13th, September 3rd, and September 17th)

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 WLS to DCA is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $9088 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $2188 for Monday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Wallis (WLS) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $2356 to $7615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $2188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $8208. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6020 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7222 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WLS to DCA flight.

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

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WLS to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WLS to DCA flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Wallis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $6363 (70%) 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 $2356. Return trip prices are from the DCA to WLS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from WLS 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 14 hour 5 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 WLS to DCA while comparing.

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 66.81% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See WLS to PHL flights

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 2.05% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See WLS to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 1.85% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See WLS to IAD flights

 

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

Hack #1: Nadi (WLS > NAN > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1852
  • Average savings: $5371 (74.36%)

See WLS to NOU flights

Hack #2: Noumea (WLS > NOU > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $2420
  • Average savings: $4802 (66.49%)

See WLS to NAN flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (WLS > DFW > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $2579
  • Average savings: $4643 (64.29%)

See WLS to DFW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Aircalin, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7276 miles or 11710 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WLS to DCA flight is about 14 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Wallis and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from WLS to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeWLS
Origination airport nameWallis Hihifo Airport
CityWallis
CountryWallis and Futuna
Latitude-13.2
Longitude-176.2

Return Airport

Destination codeDCA
Destination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77

 

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