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Route Information for Flights from Washington to Atlanta

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code ATL
Distance 547 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air France, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alitalia, Korean Air, Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:50AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:49AM UTC

Fly from Washington DC to Atlanta

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.

Atlanta Airport Information

Most of the visitors to Atlanta fly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson is located 11 miles south of Atlanta, with easy access to the city via I-85. On your next visit, use Orbitz.com to book your budget flights to Atlanta, and you will be able to choose from any of the major domestic and international airlines that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Atlanta

The most economical means of transportation into the city is via the MARTA, Atlanta's local train service. You can board the MARTA at the station, near the baggage claim area. Twenty minutes and $2.50 later, you'll be checking into your hotel in downtown Atlanta. Taxi service is available at the yellow bus aisle right outside of baggage claim. Expect fares into the city to cost roughly $30. If you used Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, consider bundling in a rental car or choosing a hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Atlanta Area Weather Information

Atlanta's winters are mild, with average temperatures in the 40s and 50s, but summer temperatures can soar up to the 90s, with extreme humidity making it feel even hotter. July is the rainiest month of the year, so be sure to pack a rain slicker or umbrella in case you run into showers.

What to Do in Atlanta

Atlanta combines the elegance and charm of the south with big city living. Whether you are a history buff, urban adventurer or outdoor enthusiast, you will have plenty of choices to put into your planner for your Atlanta visit. Consider a trip to Turner Field, enjoy the nightlife in Buckhead, visit Olympic Park or take a bike tour of the city. Whatever you choose to do while you are there, remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you plan to look for flights to Atlanta.

Flights from Washington to Atlanta - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Atlanta now?

Check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful info on travel restrictions and quarantine when catching a flight from Washington to Atlanta.

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Atlanta?

Two airlines offer nonstop flights from BWI Airport to ATL — Delta and Spirit Airlines. They'll take you to your destination in style and comfort.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Atlanta?

The journey from Washington to Atlanta can be as fast as 1 hour and 46 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not organize an impulsive getaway?

What airlines fly from Washington to Atlanta most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with Delta (DL), which frequently services this route. This airline offers 234 flights each month between BWI and ATL. Spirit Airlines (NK) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 30 monthly flights between Washington and Atlanta, it's another quality airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Atlanta?

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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Atlanta 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 Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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