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Fares from $45 One Way, $90 Round Trip from New Orleans to Washington

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More About Flying To Washington from New Orleans

Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance998 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival3:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:40PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 18, 2020

Just a great flight! Thanks United!

Dec 30, 2019

Seat was comfy because I upgraded us. Staff were great. Annoyed that there wasn’t room on plane for my carryon

Oct 19, 2019

Nice

Dec 27, 2018

Good business

Jul 4, 2018

Was not aware that snacks and drinks had to be purchased. This is not advertised.

Apr 5, 2018

The security lines in the NO airport were crazy long and slow, but everything after that went just fine. We had no issues with our United flight.

Mar 31, 2018

I like on time departure.

Mar 20, 2018

The flight crew was amazing!

Mar 5, 2018

Would like movie/music in flight (Pay for if need be -- just need Something) 1st time flyer with you and I'll book my next flight with you again! Great job.

Flights from New Orleans to Washington DC

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using Orbitz.com and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

Flights from New Orleans to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New Orleans to Washington?

Get set to pack your suitcase, because there are a couple of airlines that offer nonstop flights from New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall). You can book a seat with Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Washington?

If the weather is good and all goes as scheduled, you could be coming in to land at Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) from New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) in only 2 hours and 30 minutes. With such a short flight time, consider traveling with just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from New Orleans (and vicinity) to Washington (and vicinity) most frequently?

There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), including American Airlines (AA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 56 flights on this route each month. If you want a few more options, look up the ticket prices with Southwest Airlines (WN), which operates 27 flights from New Orleans (and vicinity) to Washington (and vicinity) 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.