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Fares from $74 One Way, $148 Round Trip from Portland to Washington

Prices starting at $148 for return flights and $74 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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More About Flying To Washington from Portland

Route Information for Flights from Portland to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodePDX
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance2351 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:05AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:05AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 9, 2018

When it goes right, everything is good. Getting an exit row so I was able to do work with my laptop plugged in was priceless. Well, I did have to pay for the upgrade. Woudl have been nice if it had no cost. :)

Oct 30, 2018

There was an option on this survey to check "free checked bag" - I certainly was not given that option when I checked in!

Oct 24, 2018

Orbits hosed me on seat upgrade choice. I paid for aisle seat choice and got stuck in middle. Fortunately u ited lady said this is common and moved me to window

Aug 20, 2018

My only concern was the 45 minute delay in Portland (crew got in late the night before) resulted in my missing my connection in Washington DC. The 5 hour wait was tiring.

Aug 11, 2018

First time on Alaska. Will do it again

Jul 11, 2018

Great leg room

Jun 2, 2018

On cross country flights food should be served.

May 12, 2018

Would have been nice to be able to choose my seats I normally like aisle seats

May 10, 2018

I would only take non-stop flights to DC on United.

Apr 26, 2018

Landed early! (But couldn't get into gate.)

Plan Your Trip from Portland to Washington DC

Portland International Airport

Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.

Parking and Transportation

The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

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 Portland to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Portland to Washington?

Alaska Airlines will fly you directly from Portland, OR Airport (PDX-Portland Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), so you won't have to worry about changing planes or missing your next flight on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Portland to Washington?

From Portland, the eclectic sights and sounds of Washington are at least 4 hours and 58 minutes away. Secure your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with extra legroom, and travel to your destination in comfort.

What airlines fly from Portland to Washington most frequently?

Alaska Airlines offers the most services from Portland to Washington, with 20 flights every month.

^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.