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Fares from $167 One Way, $330 Round Trip from Washington to Helena

Prices starting at $330 for return flights and $167 for one-way flights to Helena 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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The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Helena Regional Airport

Traveling to Helena, MT can be an easy and enjoyable experience when booking flights with Orbitz.com. Orbitz.com can help you book budget flights to Helena. Helena Regional Airport is the major airport that serves the Helena area. It is located northeast of the Helena central business district. Over 200,000 passengers traveled through the airport in 2011. Alaska Airlines, Delta, Compass Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Silver Airways, and United Airlines all operate at the Helena Regional Airport.

Transportation at Helena Regional Airport

Helena Regional Airport offers ground transportation and parking. Long term parking rates start at $3 per day or $15 per week. Short term parking is free for up to one hour. Taxis, rental cars and shuttle services are readily available at the airport. Capitol Taxi is the most popular taxi service and may be called free of charge at the baggage claim terminal. It only takes 10 minutes to get to downtown Helena with a taxi. Several shuttle services are available near the east entrance of the airport. Shuttles may be called for free using the courtesy phone located at the baggage claim terminal.

Weather in Helena

The summer season tends to be dry in Helena, with average temperatures in the mid-80s. Expect the fall weather to be variable, with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the low 50s. Winter months can be extremely cold, so it is wise to pack extra sweaters and jackets if you are travelling during that time. Expect the winter temperatures to settle in the low 40s. Spring is usually cool, with average temperatures in the late 50s.

Popular Attractions in Helena

Helena has several attractions for visitors. The Montana Historical Society museum has a "Montana Homeland" exhibit that features several artifacts related to Montana's history. The Mackay Gallery of Russell Art offers a plethora of sculptures and paintings for art lovers. The Montana State Capitol offers self-guided tours as well as scheduled group tours. Simply consult your planner and book a flight to Helena with Orbitz.com today.

Flights from Washington to Helena - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Helena?

While you can't fly direct from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Helena, MT (HLN-Helena Regional), there are a number of carriers that service this route with just one stopover. Why not see if Delta Air Lines or Alaska Airlines have flights that match your travel plans? If they don't, take a look at United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Helena?

With the trip from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Helena, MT (HLN-Helena Regional) taking a minimum of 5 hours and 8 minutes, there's plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Indulge in an in-flight vino and get comfy in your seat with an absorbing book or movie.

What airlines fly from Washington to Helena most frequently?
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Helena?

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 Helena 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 Helena with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Helena 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.