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The cheapest times to fly from ZAL to DCA are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 5th to May 6th (except the week of March 26th)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • June 25th to July 29th (except the week of July 9th)

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 ZAL to DCA is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $3002 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $655 for Monday flights around mid to late November.

 

When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Valdivia (ZAL) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $684 to $1445 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $856. 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 $1125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1148 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZAL to DCA flight.

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

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ZAL to DCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZAL to DCA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Valdivia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ZAL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Valdivia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $190 (14%) 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 $1081. Return trip prices are from the DCA to ZAL 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 ZAL 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 10 hour 46 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 ZAL 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 10.71% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZAL to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
  • Usually 0.17% less expensive than DCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZAL to IAD flights

 

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

Hack #1: Santiago (ZAL > SCL > DCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $202 (17.55%)

See ZAL to flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZAL 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 Las Marias Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5438 miles or 8752 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZAL to DCA flight is about 10 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Valdivia and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from ZAL to DCA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ZAL
Origination airport name Las Marias Airport
City Valdivia
Country Chile
Latitude -39.8
Longitude -73.2

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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