Flights from Washington DC to Chengdu

Washington DC and Chengdu 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 Chengdu , CN

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    Chengdu Airport (CTU)

    Distance from City Center: 20.5 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Washington DC to Chengdu

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 30 Washington DC (IAD) Chengdu (CTU) Qatar Airways $1,406
Earn $14.06
Return Fri, Jul 31 Chengdu (CTU) Washington DC (IAD) Qatar Airways
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to Chengdu

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Washington DC (DCA) Chengdu (CTU) Lufthansa $2,072
Earn $20.72
Return Sun, Aug 23 Chengdu (CTU) Washington DC (DCA) Lufthansa
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Flights to Chengdu

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with 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 to look for flights from Washington DC.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

If you use as your travel planner, you are sure to find flights to Chengdu that suit your budget and needs. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the largest aviation hub in central and western China, is located 16 kilometers southeast of the city. Numerous airlines, both domestic and international, service the airport, including Air China, China Express Airlines, Dragon Air, and many others.

Transportation from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Plenty of transportation options can get you to the city from the airport. Fives buses run on a schedule from the airport's terminals to major points across the city. You can also take the Inter-city Train or Metro, which run at frequent intervals from the airport's terminals. If you travel with a group or prefer taxis to public transportation, you can pick up a taxicab just outside Terminal 1.

Weather in Chengdu

Summer in Chengdu begins in June and is usually hot, with an average high temperature of 82oF. Autumn lasts from October to November and is the best time of year to visit Chengdu. Winter is typically cold, damp, and grey, with little rainfall and temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the low 50s.

Major Attractions in Chengdu

History enthusiasts will have many things to see in this historic city, while animal lovers can see the giant pandas that made the city famous. From Sichuan Opera, the Leshan Giant Buddha, and Mount E'mei to different historical and natural sites, there are activities for everyone. Check for discount tickets on these attractions when you book your cheap flights to Chengdu with

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Chengdu on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA818/ZH4118 IAD 4:35 PM CTU 12:05 AM 773/320 19hr 30min
Air China/China Southern Airlines CA818/CZ6119 IAD 4:35 PM CTU 12:10 AM 773/333 19hr 35min
United Airlines/China Southern Airlines UA7609/CZ6119 IAD 5:00 PM CTU 12:10 AM 773/333 19hr 10min
Air China/China Eastern Airlines CA818/MU3111 IAD 4:35 PM CTU 12:15 AM 773/333 19hr 40min
Air China/Air China CA7204/CA1425 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 8:00 PM 777/333 19hr 25min
United Airlines/Air China UA807/CA1425 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 8:00 PM 777/333 19hr 25min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA7204/ZH1425 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 8:10 PM 777/320 19hr 35min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA807/UA7555 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 8:50 PM 777/321 20hr 15min
Air China/Air China CA7204/CA4104 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 9:05 PM 777/330 20hr 30min
United Airlines/Air China UA807/CA4104 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 9:05 PM 777/330 20hr 30min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA7204/ZH4104 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 9:10 PM 777/330 20hr 35min
United Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines UA807/ZH4104 IAD 12:35 PM CTU 9:10 PM 777/330 20hr 35min
American Airlines/Air China AA137/CA6504 DCA 7:15 AM CTU 10:00 PM 738/321 26hr 45min