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Washington DC to Alexandria Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Alexandria

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS ALY Fri, Jan 9 - Sun, Jan 18 $1,450
WAS ALY Fri, Jan 9 - Sun, Jan 18 $1,567
WAS ALY Fri, Jan 9 - Sun, Jan 18 $7,146

Washington DC and Alexandria airports and terminals

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

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

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Airports in Alexandria , EG
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    El Nohza (ALY)

    Distance from City Center: 1.7 miles

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Featured Alexandria Airport Hotels

Hilton Alexandria King's Ranch

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10.5 Km Borg ElArab Rd,King Mariout Map

...Situated just 15 minutes' drive from Borg El Arab Airport, this contemporary Alexandria hotel offers easy access to attractions and many shopping, dining and entertainment options, including... More

January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Alexandria

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jan 26 Washington DC (IAD) Alexandria (HBE) Turkish Airlines $906
Earn $9.06
Return Tue, Mar 24 Alexandria (HBE) Washington DC (IAD) Turkish Airlines
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Flights to Alexandria

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Flights to Alexandria

With a population of 4.1 million people, Alexandria is the second-largest city in the country of Egypt. It is also a popular tourist attraction, with both residents and tourists receiving air services through the Borg El Arab Airport. The airport is located about 25 miles from the city of Alexandria. Airlines operating out of the Borg El Arab Airport include Air Arabia Egypt, EgyptAir, Libyan Airlines, Royal Jordanian and Nite Air. Bargain tickets can be purchased on flights to the city using Orbitz.com.

Transportation from the Airport

Transportation from the airport into Alexandria is available by taxi or shuttle bus. Local taxi drivers are unlicensed and only speak Arabic, but you can hire a car at the airport with licensed and insured drivers who speak a variety of languages.

The Weather in Alexandria

The weather in Alexandria is mild, with rainy winters and hot summers. Temperatures during the summer months tend to rise to average highs in the 80s, with lows in the high 60s and low 70s. During the winters, temperatures drop to highs in the 60s and 70s, with lows falling into the 40s and 50s. Rain can be heavy between November and March, so bring along rain gear if you are visiting during the winter months. Otherwise, dress lightly during the summers, and wear a moderate jacket during the winters, especially if you're intending to be outdoors after the sun is down.

Things to Do in Alexandria

Alexandria is a city with a long history, demonstrated by the many museums and historical sites that serve as tourist attractions for the area. Some of the greatest discoveries in Egyptian antiquity are contained in the museums of Alexandria, most notably the Alexandria National Museum and the Greco-Roman Museum. For those who'd prefer to enjoy the outdoor attractions of the city, there are several public and private beaches available to relax at or engage in a variety of water-based activities. Flights to Alexandria are available on a daily basis using Orbitz.com to make reservations.