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New York to Washington DC Flights

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Selected fares from New York to Washington DC

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC WAS Tue, Nov 4 - Wed, Nov 5 $145
NYC WAS Sat, Sep 27 - Sun, Sep 28 $155
NYC WAS Fri, Sep 19 - Sun, Sep 21 $155
NYC WAS Tue, Sep 16 - Tue, Sep 30 $182
NYC WAS Tue, Oct 14 - Tue, Oct 21 $199
NYC WAS Thu, Oct 2 - Mon, Oct 6 $449
NYC WAS Tue, Nov 4 - Wed, Nov 5 $453
NYC WAS Fri, Sep 26 - Mon, Sep 29 $616

New York and Washington DC airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US
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    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LGA to WAS

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B United Airlines
    Terminal C American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal D Delta Air Lines
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    JFK Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from JFK to WAS

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 5 jetBlue
    Terminal 7 United Airlines
    Terminal 8 American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, US Airways
  • 3

    Newark Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
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    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from NYC to DCA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, US Airways
    Terminal C American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from NYC to IAD

    Carriers
    Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, jetBlue
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Cheap flights from New York to Washington DC

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 19 New York (JFK) Washington DC (DCA) American Airlines $155
Earn $1.55
Return Sun, Sep 21 Washington DC (DCA) New York (JFK) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 19 New York (JFK) Washington DC (DCA) American Airlines $155
Earn $1.55
Return Sun, Sep 21 Washington DC (DCA) New York (JFK) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 New York (JFK) Washington DC (IAD) jetBlue $185
Earn $1.85
Return Thu, Sep 18 Washington DC (IAD) New York (JFK) jetBlue
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 New York (JFK) Washington DC (DCA) American Airlines $155
Earn $1.55
Return Sun, Oct 12 Washington DC (DCA) New York (JFK) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 New York (JFK) Washington DC (DCA) American Airlines $155
Earn $1.55
Return Sun, Oct 12 Washington DC (DCA) New York (JFK) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 New York (JFK) Washington DC (IAD) Delta Air Lines $167
Earn $1.67
Return Tue, Oct 21 Washington DC (IAD) New York (JFK) Delta Air Lines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 1 New York (JFK) Washington DC (IAD) Delta Air Lines $199
Earn $1.99
Return Sun, Nov 2 Washington DC (IAD) New York (JFK) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 4 New York (JFK) Washington DC (IAD) jetBlue $145
Earn $1.45
Return Wed, Nov 5 Washington DC (IAD) New York (JFK) jetBlue

Best one-week trip in November from New York to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 1 New York (JFK) Washington DC (DCA) Virgin America $663
Earn $6.63
Return Sat, Nov 8 Washington DC (DCA) New York (JFK) Virgin America
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Fly from New York to Washington, DC

Seeing the country's capital is just a short flight away because nonstop flights from New York to Washington, D.C., take less than 2 hours. The atmosphere in Washington is completely different, and many of the top attractions relate to the nation's history. Use Orbitz.com to find flights that won't break your vacation budget.

New York, New York

The John F. Kennedy International Airport, also known as JFK, is one of the largest and busiest airports in New York. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, United Airlines, and JetBlue Airways offer nonstop flights to Washington that take just over 1 hour. Car parking is available in long-term lots for $18 for the first day and $6 for each additional day.

You don't need to worry about bringing your car because AirTrain, taxis, buses, and subways make runs to the airport. Subways, buses, and AirTrain are the cheapest transportation modes, and taxis usually cost around $30 or more. You can find dining options before and after you reach security, including McDonald's, Sbarro, Subway, Euro Café, and Starbucks. All eight terminals at the airport have fast-food restaurants on-site.

Washington, D.C.

Washington is home to dozens of cultural attractions and historical sites, such as the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Travelers can even sit in on some meetings involving the country's leaders, find out how the government makes money, and arrange for a meeting with a congressman or representative from New York.

Experience Washington, D.C.

Washington experiences extreme weather conditions in winter and summer. Winters are characterized by temperatures in the low to mid-20s, snow, and ice, while summers bring humidity and temperatures of 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The mild temperatures in the 60s found during spring and fall make these seasons the best time to visit.

Regardless of when you arrive, your plane will land at the Reagan National Airport. Avis, Hertz, National, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo, and Advantage have rental cars available at the airport, while several other companies are nearby. Taxis, limos, and the Metrorail system also help travelers get from the airport to locations around the city.

Taking a trip to Washington, D.C. without seeing some of the top cultural attractions is almost impossible to imagine. The Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, National World War II Museum, Vietnam Memorial, and Eternal Flame are just a few of the sites that travelers visit every day. The Smithsonian Complex, which is home to several museums and artifacts that tell the nation's history, is an attraction where you can spend several days. Ford's Theater, the United States Botanical Garden, National Portrait Galley, and the Newseum are other sites that you might want to visit.

See the Nation's Capital

A good vacation planner might wait until the off-season to plan a trip, but a smart planner uses Orbitz.com. Cheap flights from New York to Washington, D.C., are just one of the great deals offered by Orbitz.com. You can find discounts on theater shows, museum tours, and hotel rooms when you book with Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from New York to Washington DC

    • 50 direct flights are operating from New York to Washington DC today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 19m.
    • American Airlines flight 2167 (1:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from New York to Washington DC.
    • American Airlines flight 3621 (4:45 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from New York to Washington DC.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New York to Washington DC (American Airlines flight 2169, Embraer 190) takes 0h 59m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New York to Washington DC (Delta Air Lines flight 2959, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 1h 48m.
    • Flights from JFK Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Airport (EWR) to Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between New York and Washington DC

Equipment Carrier
Embraer 170 United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Cathay Pacific, United Airlines
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 Delta Air Lines, United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 US Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Embraer 190 US Airways, American Airlines, jetBlue, United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 900 Delta Air Lines
Canadair Regional Jet United Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Embraer RJ140 American Airlines, US Airways