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Fly from New York to Washington, DC

Seeing the country's capital is just a short flight away because nonstop flights from New York to Washington, D.C., take less than 2 hours. The atmosphere in Washington is completely different, and many of the top attractions relate to the nation's history. Use to find flights that won't break your vacation budget.

New York, New York

The John F. Kennedy International Airport, also known as JFK, is one of the largest and busiest airports in New York. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, United Airlines, and JetBlue Airways offer nonstop flights to Washington that take just over 1 hour. Car parking is available in long-term lots for $18 for the first day and $6 for each additional day.

You don't need to worry about bringing your car because AirTrain, taxis, buses, and subways make runs to the airport. Subways, buses, and AirTrain are the cheapest transportation modes, and taxis usually cost around $30 or more. You can find dining options before and after you reach security, including McDonald's, Sbarro, Subway, Euro Café, and Starbucks. All eight terminals at the airport have fast-food restaurants on-site.

Washington, D.C.

Washington is home to dozens of cultural attractions and historical sites, such as the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Travelers can even sit in on some meetings involving the country's leaders, find out how the government makes money, and arrange for a meeting with a congressman or representative from New York.

Experience Washington, D.C.

Washington experiences extreme weather conditions in winter and summer. Winters are characterized by temperatures in the low to mid-20s, snow, and ice, while summers bring humidity and temperatures of 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The mild temperatures in the 60s found during spring and fall make these seasons the best time to visit.

Regardless of when you arrive, your plane will land at the Reagan National Airport. Avis, Hertz, National, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo, and Advantage have rental cars available at the airport, while several other companies are nearby. Taxis, limos, and the Metrorail system also help travelers get from the airport to locations around the city.

Taking a trip to Washington, D.C. without seeing some of the top cultural attractions is almost impossible to imagine. The Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, National World War II Museum, Vietnam Memorial, and Eternal Flame are just a few of the sites that travelers visit every day. The Smithsonian Complex, which is home to several museums and artifacts that tell the nation's history, is an attraction where you can spend several days. Ford's Theater, the United States Botanical Garden, National Portrait Galley, and the Newseum are other sites that you might want to visit.

See the Nation's Capital

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Interesting facts about flights from New York to Washington

  • 25 direct flights are operating from New York to Washington today.
  • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 29m.
  • American Airlines flight 2115 (6:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from New York to Washington.
  • Delta Air Lines flight 4135 (7:30 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 900) is today's latest available flight from New York to Washington.
  • Today's shortest direct flight from New York to Washington (United Airlines flight 6261, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 1h 15m.
  • Today's longest direct flight from New York to Washington (Delta Air Lines flight 4135, Canadair Regional Jet 900) takes 1h 44m.
  • Flights from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) are available for this route.

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