The cheapest times to fly from YQB to DCA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • July 30th to September 23rd (except the weeks of August 6th and September 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 YQB to DCA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $611 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $229 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Quebec (YQB) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $280 to $498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $291. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $445. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $370 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YQB to DCA flight.

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

YQB to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YQB to DCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Quebec City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $112 (24%) 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 $319. Return trip prices are from the DCA to YQB 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 YQB to DCA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 6 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 YQB to DCA while comparing.

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

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 7.44% less expensive than DCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See YQB to CHO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 618 miles or 995 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YQB to DCA flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Quebec and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from YQB to DCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYQB
Origination airport nameQuebec Jean Lesage International Airport

Return Airport

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


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