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Route Information for Flights from St. Louis to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code STL
Destination Airport IATA Code WAS
Distance 716 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:19PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:49AM UTC

Fly from St Louis to Washington DC

Anyone living in St Louis interested in seeing the sights in the nation's capital can fly to Washington DC in less than two hours. Several flights depart daily from Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport (STL), and the plentiful long-term parking makes it convenient to get away for a while.


DC is filled with museums that are free to the public, including the American Art Museum, the American History Museum and the Air and Space Museum, all of which are part of the prestigious group of Smithsonian museums. They're concentrated along the National Mall, a vast stretch of land that has the White House on one end and the Lincoln Memorial on the other. A number of other memorials are very moving, including the National World War II and the Vietnam Veterans Memorials. If you'd like to relax your feet, you can grab a meal or a drink at one of the trendy restaurants or bars in the neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Georgetown or Dupont Circle.

Hints and tips

The region is served by Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA). The Metro is clean and convenient, and it saves you from navigating busy streets like Connecticut and Pennsylvania Avenues by car. Many visitors come in March and April to see the cherry blossoms and take part in the Cherry Blossom Festival, and they're usually greeted with pleasant temperatures in the low 60s during the day.

Flights from St. Louis to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from St. Louis to Washington now?

Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from St. Louis to Washington.

Are there non-stop flights from St. Louis to Washington?

Have your passport at the ready, because American Airlines will fly you straight from St. Louis to Washington. Book your plane ticket now and enjoy a trouble-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from St. Louis to Washington?

It can take just 2 hours and 57 minutes to travel from Lambert Field to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National). Relax and enjoy those window views, because you'll be strolling through arrivals in the blink of an eye.

What airlines fly from St. Louis to Washington most frequently?

American Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the St. Louis to Washington route. You can choose from 56 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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