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Selected fares from Philadelphia to Washington

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Route Information for Flights from Philadelphia to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code PHL
Destination Airport IATA Code DCA
Flight Price $124
Distance 191 km

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, 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, you can find low prices and enjoy quick access to fare sales.


Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.