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Fares from $73 One Way, $134 Round Trip from Philadelphia to Washington

Prices starting at $134 for return flights and $73 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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Route Information for Flights from Philadelphia to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeILG
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
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Traveling from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Flights from Philadelphia to Washington, DC are common among business travelers who want to avoid the long car commute. Whether you’re traveling for business or enjoying a quick getaway to the nation’s capital, Orbitz.com can help you find great deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and tours.

Flying from Philadelphia

Philadelphia International Airport serves Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. The easiest way to get to the airport is aboard the High Speed Airport Line train, which runs from downtown to all airport terminals. If you’re planning to drive, you can park in one of the airport’s four garages, which are close to the check-in desks. The economy lot offers a better value, and a regular shuttle service brings you directly to the terminal. 

Experience Washington, DC

Washington, DC is one of the most popular cities with travelers from the United States and around the world. As the seat of the national government, the city is home to sights like the Washington Mall, the Smithsonian Institute, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. When you arrive, you’ll either land at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or the Washington Dulles International Airport. If you’re not driving during your trip, the easiest way to get into the city is aboard the Washington, DC Metrorail system or the Washington Flyer bus. Taxis and rental cars are also available at the airport. If you’re visiting during the summer, pack light layers to account for the heat; many days average 80°F with high humidity. In the winter, most days average 35°F.

Flying to Washington, DC

Whether you’re traveling for a day of meetings or to explore Washington, DC’s historic sites, you’ll find a wide range of sights and activities. By booking flights from Philadelphia to Washington, DC with Orbitz.com, you can find low prices and enjoy quick access to fare sales.

Flights from Philadelphia to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Washington?

Dust off your passport, because United Airlines will fly you straight from Philadelphia to Washington. Book your ticket now and enjoy a trouble-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Philadelphia to Washington?

Leave those movies on your laptop for the hotel room, because the flight from Philadelphia to Washington can take as little as 56 minutes.

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

United Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Philadelphia (and vicinity) to Washington (and vicinity) route. Take your pick of 98 flights each month with this carrier.

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.