Flights from Washington DC to London

Selected fares from Washington DC to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS LON Thu, Nov 12 - Wed, Nov 25 $801
WAS LON Mon, Nov 23 - Tue, Nov 24 $801
WAS LON Thu, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 9 $834
WAS LON Mon, Nov 23 - Tue, Nov 24 $883
WAS LON Fri, Nov 6 - Sat, Nov 7 $915
WAS LON Fri, Nov 13 - Thu, Nov 19 $915
WAS LON Fri, Apr 24 - Sun, Apr 26 $916
WAS LON Sat, Oct 10 - Tue, Oct 20 $927
WAS LON Thu, Nov 12 - Wed, Nov 25 $932
WAS LON Mon, Nov 2 - Mon, Nov 9 $948
WAS LON Mon, Sep 7 - Tue, Sep 29 $954
WAS LON Mon, Nov 2 - Mon, Nov 9 $955
WAS LON Sun, May 10 - Tue, May 26 $998
WAS LON Sun, May 10 - Tue, May 26 $998
WAS LON Sun, May 10 - Tue, May 26 $998
WAS LON Thu, May 21 - Fri, May 22 $1,009
WAS LON Mon, Nov 2 - Mon, Nov 9 $1,119
WAS LON Mon, Oct 5 - Sun, Oct 11 $1,152
WAS LON Sun, Oct 11 - Sun, Oct 18 $1,987
WAS LON Tue, Sep 29 - Wed, Oct 7 $2,018
WAS LON Wed, Apr 8 - Tue, Apr 21 $9,579

Washington DC and London airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US

map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to LON

    Carriers
    American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in London , GB

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  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from WAS to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, US Airways
  • 2

    Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted Airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend Airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) United Airlines $899
Earn $8.99
Return Sun, Apr 19 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) United Airlines $899
Earn $8.99
Return Sun, Apr 19 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Washington DC (IAD) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines $937
Earn $9.37
Return Thu, Apr 30 London (LGW) Washington DC (IAD) Turkish Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 15 Washington DC (DCA) London (LHR) American Airlines $988
Earn $9.88
Return Mon, May 18 London (LHR) Washington DC (DCA) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, May 3 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines $897
Earn $8.97
Return Mon, May 4 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 6 Washington DC (IAD) London (LGW) Aer Lingus $971
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Return Wed, May 13 London (LGW) Washington DC (IAD) Aer Lingus
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 13 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) Air Canada $1,000
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Return Mon, Jun 15 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) Icelandair $977
Earn $9.77
Return Tue, Jun 23 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) Icelandair

Best one-week trip in June from Washington DC to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 8 Washington DC (IAD) London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic $1,000
Earn $10.00
Return Mon, Jun 15 London (LHR) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin Atlantic
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Flying from Washington, D.C., to London

Bargain flights from Washington, D.C., to London are popular with both tourists and international business travelers. London is the capital of the United Kingdom and one of the most important cultural destinations in the world, offering everything from historic architecture to world-class theater. Both cities have multiple airport options, so you can find great deals on tickets from Orbitz.com.

Washington, D.C.

The capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., offers everything from historic monuments to world-class museums. The closest airports to the city are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the closest airport to downtown, located only 3 miles from the city's center. The Washington, D.C., Metrorail system allows you to get to the airport without dealing with traffic. Both the Blue and Yellow lines run directly to the airport. The fare is $1 to $6, depending on your origin and the time of day you are traveling. If you plan to drive, the best deal on parking is the economy lot, which costs $12 per day. When you book a flight to London, you will need to connect in another city.

Washington Dulles International Airport is located 26 miles outside of the city. By public transportation, you can get there by a combination of the Metrorail and an airport shuttle. If you drive, parking at the airport is $10 per day in the economy lot. The drive to the airport can take over an hour if you are coming from outside of the city limits. A variety of fast-food and dine-in restaurants is available at the airport.

London, England

London is one of the most visited cities in the world-over 30 million travelers visit each year. It is home to a number of famous landmarks, from Big Ben to Westminster Abbey and the London Eye. London has five airports, but most international flights come into London Gatwick or London Heathrow.

Experience London, England

Once you land in London, it is easy to get into the city. London Gatwick airport is located about 30 miles outside of the city's center, just off of the M23. The easiest way to get into the city from the airport is aboard the Gatwick Express, which runs frequently and takes 30 minutes to get to Victoria Station. If you prefer to drive, rental cars are available at the airport. National Express runs buses into the city, and taxis are available outside the terminal. If you are flying into Heathrow, which is located about 20 miles outside of the city, the fastest way to get into London is aboard the Heathrow Express. You can also ride the Underground metro system or the National Express bus, which both cost less than $10 per ride.

London has a cool climate, and rarely experiences hot weather. In the winter, temperatures average 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers are mild, and most days hover around 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Rain is common in London throughout the year, so it is wise to pack an umbrella and a raincoat no matter what month you are visiting.

Visitors to London often come for the cultural opportunities. The city is home to a range of museums and theaters, including the Globe Theatre, the Tate Modern, the Royal Opera House and the British Museum.

Visiting London

Both Washington, D.C., and London are important world capitals. A number of airlines offer regular departures from Washington, D.C., to London, so it is easy to find bargain flights. With Orbitz.com, you can find a flight that meets your schedule during any month of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Washington DC to London

    • 15 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 7h 22m.
    • Lufthansa flight 9227 (9:20 AM GMT, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to London.
    • American Airlines flight 6192 (10:25 PM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to London.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to London (American Airlines flight 6192, Boeing 777) takes 7h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to London (Lufthansa flight 9227, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) takes 7h 35m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

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

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4321/AA100 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
American Airlines/Finnair AA4321/AY4012 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
American Airlines/British Airways AA4321/BA1511 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
American Airlines/Iberia AA4321/IB4218 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4321/US100 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
Finnair/Finnair AY5708/AY4012 DCA 12:58 PM LHR 6:20 AM ERD/77W 12hr 22min
Finnair/Finnair AY5730/AY4012 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
British Airways/British Airways BA6504/BA1511 DCA 12:58 PM LHR 6:20 AM ERD/77W 12hr 22min
British Airways/British Airways BA1869/BA1511 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM EMJ/77W 10hr 25min
Gulf Air/Gulf Air GF4327/GF6654 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
Iberia/Iberia IB7163/IB4218 DCA 12:58 PM LHR 6:20 AM ERD/77W 12hr 22min
Iberia/Iberia IB4582/IB4218 DCA 2:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM E75/77W 10hr 25min
Lufthansa LH9259 IAD 5:55 PM LHR 6:20 AM 777 7hr 25min