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Cheap Flights to Washington from $26 One Way, $55 Round Trip

Prices starting at $55 for return flights and $26 for one-way flights to Washington were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Washington Flight Data

Destination Airport IATA Code
Destination CityWashington
Number of Airlines Serving
Flight Price$26
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Flights Review

Mar 16, 2020

Perfect flight

Mar 16, 2020

Appreciated that our connecting flight was already rescheduled and ready to go for us when our first leg was late arriving at our connecting airport.

Mar 15, 2020

Need to offer more upgrades features

Mar 15, 2020

I had to get a last minute flight and even though the ticket was priced higher, I went with United. The counter person gave me Premium Economy and checked my carry on bag. Great staff. I will fly with United, and use my United Visa, more often now. Thank you, Diane Hamou

Mar 14, 2020

Nothing special either way; the one thing I did like was the very detailed information we got from the pilot about scheduling. We received announcements on both legs of the trip; seems like a new policy and a good one

Mar 13, 2020

There was not much time to get through customs and on to my connecting flight in Washington DC...so my checked bag didn't make it on my plane, but will be arriving on a later flight. However, United Airlines is delivering it personally to my home later today and that is GREAT!! I really appreciate this helpful service.

Mar 13, 2020

Food in first class was terrible

Mar 13, 2020

Could not use wifi on plane

Mar 13, 2020

OK flight. Everything functioned as expected. No high or low lights though.

Mar 11, 2020

Special thank you to the flight attendant who helped tighten the install on my 4 year old’s car seat! She helped me feel at ease and was so sweet, one of the smoothest experiences I’ve had traveling with a child. Thank you!

Mar 11, 2020

Best ever I loved the rare event of empty planes instead of being packed like sardines due to virus fears. The staff was very friendly and helful they did not appear tired or frustrated with their job

Mar 11, 2020

love the ebid option!!!


Cheap Flights to Washington

The US capital is one of the most historic cities in the country. Washington DC boasts great museums, vibrant neighborhoods and a rich contemporary culture. With so much to offer, it could be the perfect destination for your next city break.


When to Book Flights to Washington

The best times to book flights to Washington DC are September to November and March to May. By travelling in the spring or fall months you’ll be able to avoid the summer crowds and the winter chill but still experience everything the city has to offer. As these months fall outside the peak season, finding affordable hotels and Cheap Flights to Washington DC should be easy.

Summers in Washington can be hot and humid. Sights and attractions are often busy so you’ll need to allow plenty of time to get around town. June, July and August are peak tourist season in Washington, so you may need to hunt a little harder to find Cheap Flights to DC for your holiday.

Although the winter can be freezing cold in Washington, the lack of tourists means that finding great deals on travel and accommodation should be easy. If you’re on a budget, visiting in the winter months could be the best way to get more for your money.


How to Find Cheap Flights to Washington

As the national capital, it’s no surprise a lot of airlines offer direct flights to Washington from around the US. Use Orbitz to search for flights to have the best chance of finding a great deal.

If your travel plans aren’t yet finalized, finding cheap tickets to Washington DC should be even easier. Tick the ‘My Date Are Flexible Box’ when performing your search to compare prices for departures on different days. You may just find that moving your trip back or forward by a day or two could save you money.

Another good way to narrow down your flight selection is to use the ‘Advanced Options’ when searching for departures. This allows you to limit your search by airline and by class and to tell Orbitz if you want to book refundable flights or if you only want to travel on direct services.


US Departures to Washington


Main Airports in Washington

Washington DC is within easy reach of three main airports: Washington Dulles, Ronald Reagan Washington International and Baltimore/Washington. All three airports offer regular services to destinations across the US giving you an excellent selection of departure times and routes to choose from. When you land at any one of Washington’s three air hubs, you’ll be able to continue your journey using the city’s public transport network. Taxis and hire cars are also available at all three terminals.


Which Airlines Fly to Washington?

A number of airlines offer cheap flights from DC to airports around the country.

These include:

  • American Airlines
  • United
  • Delta
  • Alaska Airlines

How to Get Around Washington

The city’s Metro system connects most areas of Washington DC. The underground train network is fast and easy to navigate and services run regularly throughout the day.

The DC Circulator Bus connects areas that the metro doesn’t reach. Running on five routes around the city, it offers a quick and convenient way to explore Washington.

As Washington DC is laid out in a grid pattern, navigating the city is very easy. If you’re feeling energetic, strap on your walking boots and explore the capital by foot. Walking is a fantastic way to see the city’s parks, monuments and historic buildings and there are plenty of public transport options available if your feet begin to ache.


Must-See Attractions in Washington

Many of the most important sights in Washington can be found in and around the National Mall. At one end of this iconic space you’ll find the imposing US Capitol. From there you can stroll down the mall, stopping at the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian Institute and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on the way.

No trip to Washington DC would be complete without a visit to the country’s most famous home, the White House. Just a short walk from the National Mall, the world-famous residence offers tours to the public (arranged in advance) and there’s also a visitor center nearby where you can learn more about the White House and its history.


Tips for Traveling in Washington

Buy a travel pass for the Washington DC public transport network to make exploring the city even easier.

Washington D.C. When to Go

Washington’s summers are blisteringly hot and humid, so plan on visiting in spring and fall when temperatures remain mild and the school-vacation crowds are at their ebb. Each spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival typically signals the start of “tourist season,” though that can also be when the weather is most fickle—sunny and mid-60s one day, rain and wind the next (read: Pack layers). Lots of people come to town for the festival, and there’s no guarantee the blossoms will actually be out, but catch it right and you’ll be rewarded with one of the most beautiful spectacles in city travel.

Heat and humidity aside, summer can work if you’re strategic about where you visit. Hit the star attractions first thing in the morning to avoid waiting in line in the sun, and save those off-the-beaten-path spots (hopefully ones with air conditioning) for later in the day. Visit the monuments at dusk for stellar sunset photo ops. Surprisingly, summer hotel rates can be competitive because many of the politicians, businessfolk, and convention-goers aren’t in town.

Fall is ideal, though it doesn’t start for real until October most years and can be fleeting, with chilly northerly winds heralding several months of biting sub-zero days, particularly in January and February. Winter brings subfreezing temperatures and occasional ice, though snow is more rare here than in Northeastern cities.

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