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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Columbus to Washington

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 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.

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More About Flying To Washington from Columbus

Route Information for Flights from Columbus to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeCMH
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance335 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:50PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:05AM UTC

Flights Review

Oct 28, 2019

Our flight attendants from Columbus to dc were the best we’ve ever had. Amazing. They make flying enjoyable. From dc to fl they were great too

Oct 3, 2019

Seats on the plane from cmh to DC we’re very hard so not comfortable. But staff is as nice. Plane from DCto Manchester had back that was a bit broken but seat had more padding.

Aug 29, 2019

Thank you to the associate, Nick at the CMH airport. He was one of the nicest airline associates I have dealt with who took the time to listen to my needs and assisted quickly.

Aug 4, 2019

By far my best experience flying in my life The stewardess that was in charge of first class was amazing

Jul 7, 2019

Don’t like paying for seats

Jun 2, 2019

This was my first time flying on American Airlines and I liked it!

Jan 4, 2019

All good!

Dec 19, 2018

Just had good flights on both stops. Thank you!!

Dec 12, 2018

The aircraft was clean and the staff was so friendly, which was a great bonus for 5 am.

Nov 22, 2018

Great flight, on time with professional and friendly staff

Travel from Columbus, Ohio to Washington, DC

Leaving the Buckeye State to visit the nation’s capital can be a fun and affordable getaway if you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Columbus to Washington, DC. Easily finding convenient flights makes everything about travel planning more enjoyable.

Flying out of Port Columbus International Airport

Port Columbus International Airport is conveniently located about six miles from the center of Columbus, at 4600 International Gateway. More than twenty airlines offer domestic and international flights out of Columbus. Airport parking is convenient and affordable in three lots or the garage. Complimentary shuttles are also available. Parking costs around $4 to $9 per day in the long-term lot. Short-term parking fees range from $2 to $3 per hour. Travelers may also take a taxi from downtown to the airport, for about $25. The least expensive option is a bus; fares run as low as $2 for a one-way trip.

Exploring Washington, DC

Visitors flying in on domestic flights usually arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, located just across the Potomac River, in Arlington, Virginia. Travelers can hop on the metro at the airport and arrive in downtown Washington, DC, in about 15 minutes and for only $2 to $3. Washington, DC, has no shortage of exciting sights and attractions, including famous monuments like the Washington Monument and renowned museums like the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum. The White House and Lincoln Memorial are two must-sees. Weather is pleasant most of the year, but temperatures can drop into the low twenties Fahrenheit at night during the winter. May to September can also get rainy.

Flights from Columbus to Washington, DC

Whether you plan to stay awhile or are just popping in for one of DC’s many events, you can get great deals on flights from Columbus to Washington, DC, using Orbitz.com. Make travel even easier by booking hotel reservations and transportation too.

Flights from Columbus to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Columbus to Washington?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can jet straight from Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National). Direct flights are offered by American Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Columbus to Washington?

The journey from Columbus to Washington can be as quick as 1 hour and 15 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not book a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from Columbus to Washington most frequently?

American Airlines (AA) operates 70 flights each month between Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National). Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. If you can't find the right flight there, look into the airfares with Southwest Airlines (WN). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and offers 36 flights from Columbus to Washington every month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.