Cheap Flight Deals From Washington (WAS) to Wilmington (ILM) Starting at $169

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Airfares from $169 One Way, $245 Round Trip from Washington to Wilmington

Prices starting at $245 for return flights and $169 for one-way flights to Wilmington were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Wilmington from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Wilmington

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code ILM
Distance 320 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:04PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 8:13PM UTC

Finding Flights from Washington DC to Wilmington

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.

Wilmington International Airport

Wilmington, North Carolina, is known for its beautiful beaches, island atmosphere, and rich history. Orbitz.com is an excellent resource for researching and booking flights to Wilmington. The area is served by Wilmington International Airport, approximately five miles north of downtown Wilmington, on Airport Blvd. The airlines that serve this coastal airport are Delta, US Airways, and Allegiant Air. Located midway between Miami and New York City, the airport is often chosen as a point of entry to the country for international travelers.

Getting Around in Wilmington

Not only can you book your flight through Orbitz.com, you can reserve a car for use on your visit to Wilmington. The airport has several rental car agencies located in the baggage claim area, and most lots are within walking distance of the terminal. Many nearby hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport, and there are also private taxis available just outside the baggage claim area.

Average Temperatures in Wilmington

Located in southern North Carolina, along the coast, Wilmington enjoys moderate temperatures year round. Average highs in July, the hottest month, can reach 90 degrees, while average temperatures in January are in the mid 50s. Temperatures in the winter can get down to the 30s, so winter travelers should bring along sweaters and jackets.

Attractions in Wilmington

Beach lovers have three excellent choices for fun in the sun. Carolina Beach offers family fun with a boardwalk, water slides, and a state park. If a laid-back small town beach is more your speed, Kure Beach is a perfectly relaxed and natural setting. Wrightsville Beach is the most easily accessible beach from Highway I-40, and offers beach visitors a look at the Intracoastal Waterway that connects the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Research flights to Wilmington on Orbitz.com, book your choice, and get ready for a wonderful, water-filled vacation.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Wilmington now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Washington to Wilmington.
Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Wilmington?
United Airlines will fly you straight from Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to ILM, so you won’t have to worry about switching planes or missing your connecting flight on this route.
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Wilmington?
Leave those movies on your laptop for some other time, because the flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Wilmington Intl. Airport can take as little as 2 hours and 24 minutes.
What airlines fly from Washington to Wilmington most frequently?
Plan your Washington to Wilmington journey with a United Airlines flight. With 91 per month, this airline operates the most flights along this route.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Wilmington?
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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Wilmington 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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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