The cheapest times to fly from YIW to DCA are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 19th, February 26th, and May 7th)
  • June 18th to July 8th
  • November 19th to December 31st (except the weeks of November 26th and December 10th)

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 YIW to DCA is mid March. Prices can be as high as $3822 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $910 for Sunday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Yiwu (YIW) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $910 to $1657 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $927. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1980. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1053 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1065 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIW to DCA flight.

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

YIW to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIW to DCA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Yiwu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into YIW. Mondays 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 $154 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1109. Return trip prices are from the DCA to YIW 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 YIW 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (YIW > JFK > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $209 (19.58%)

See YIW to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (YIW > LAX > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $81 (7.56%)

See YIW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7597 miles or 12226 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIW to DCA flight is about 14 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Yiwu and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from YIW to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YIW
Origination airport name Yiwu Airport
City Yiwu
Country China
Latitude 29.3
Longitude 120

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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