Cheap Flight Deals From Memphis (MEM) to Washington (WAS) Starting at $49

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Airfares from $49 One Way, $90 Round Trip from Memphis to Washington

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More About Flying To Washington from Memphis

Route Information for Flights from Memphis to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
760 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival
2:13PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
2:25AM UTC

Fly from Memphis to Washington, DC

Washington, DC is the perfect place to learn about US history. You can fly to the city from Memphis in under three hours, and the Memphis International Airport (MEM) is easy to find off Interstate 240. The airport's MEMpark system allows you to decide whether you want the most convenient or the most affordable parking spot.


Start your trip at the US Capitol Visitor Center. This is where you pick up your tour passes for a guided walk through the Capitol Building. You may request a tour of the White House in advance of your trip, but no advance arrangements are needed to enjoy the National Mall. This is an outdoor park surrounding the White House that is often referred to as America's Front Yard. Additional highlights of your trip may include the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You may even have some fun at the International Spy Museum.

Hints and tips

Once you arrive at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), it's best to take the subway or reserve space on a shuttle. You can rent a car, but the subway system is well developed and is preferred by many guests. Pack light for day trips because large bags aren't permitted in the Capitol Building. If you're over the age of 18, you will need identification to enter the White House for a scheduled tour.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Memphis to Washington now?
If you’re concerned about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Memphis to Washington, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Memphis to Washington?
American Airlines will fly you directly from MEM to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), so you won’t have to stress about annoying layovers or missing your next flight.
What is the shortest flight from Memphis to Washington?
The trip from Memphis to Washington can be as quick as 2 hours and 48 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not book an impulsive getaway?
What airlines fly from Memphis to Washington most frequently?
American Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This trusted air carrier operates 73 flights from MEM to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Washington?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Washington have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Washington with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Washington without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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