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Washington DC to Columbus Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Columbus

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS CMH Thu, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 24 $187
WAS CMH Sat, Nov 8 - Sat, Nov 15 $207
WAS CMH Thu, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 24 $213
WAS CMH Thu, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 24 $230

Washington DC and Columbus airports and terminals

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

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to CMH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal C American Airlines, US Airways
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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to CMH

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Airports in Columbus OH, US
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    Port Columbus Intl (CMH)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from WAS to CMH

    Carriers
    American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Washington DC to Columbus

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Featured Columbus Airport Hotels

Hotel only $87

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 29 reviews

4265 Sawyer Road Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

The Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport hotel is within the Port Columbus International Airport complex, only one quarter mile from the terminal.... More

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Hampton Inn Columbus-Airport

2 stars
3.7 / 5 19 reviews

4280 International Gateway Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

...If you're thinking, Where can I get the most sleep before my early flight?-we're your spot.... any closer and we'd need a pilot's license...welcome to the Hampton Inn Columbus-International... More

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Candlewood Suites COLUMBUS AIRPORT

2 stars
3.7 / 5 39 reviews

590 Taylor Road Map

...Features The Candlewood Suites Columbus Airport in Gahanna, Ohio, is close to Port Columbus International Airport.... The Candlewood Suites Columbus Airport can be a home away from home when... More

Hotel only $107

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbus Airport Gahanna

3 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

665 Taylor Road Map

...Enjoy a convenient location moments from Columbus Airport at our newly renovated hotel, the Spring.... Ours is just moments from downtown Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport, Easton... More

Hotel only $63

Ramada Columbus Airport

3 stars
3.0 / 5 92 reviews

4801 East Broad St. Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Recently revamped Columbus airport hotel with many free amenities The Ramada Columbus East Airport finished renovating its guest rooms in 2010, updating the furnishings and bringing the hotel's... More

Hotel only $55

Days Inn Columbus Airport

2 stars
2.9 / 5 49 reviews

750 Stelzer Road Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

...It is just minutes from the Columbus International Airport, Easton Town Center Mall, Ohio State University, Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus Convention Center, DSCC/DFAS and the downtown... More

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 20 Washington DC (DCA) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $187
Earn $1.87
Return Mon, Nov 24 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Nov 24 Washington DC (DCA) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $187
Earn $1.87
Return Tue, Dec 2 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in November from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 8 Washington DC (IAD) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $198
Earn $1.98
Return Sat, Nov 15 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (IAD) US Airways
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 26 Washington DC (IAD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $271
Earn $2.71
Return Sun, Dec 28 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Dec 9 Washington DC (DCA) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $187
Earn $1.87
Return Sun, Jan 11 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in December from Washington DC to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 25 Washington DC (DCA) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $205
Earn $2.05
Return Thu, Jan 1 Columbus (CMH) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways
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Flights to Columbus

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.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Washington DC to Columbus

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Columbus today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 19m.
    • American Airlines flight 4447 (5:05 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Columbus.
    • American Airlines flight 3947 (5:20 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Columbus.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Columbus (United Airlines flight 3759, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 1h 14m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Columbus (American Airlines flight 4447, Embraer 175) takes 1h 23m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Port Columbus Intl (CMH) are available for this route.