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Airfares from $56 One Way, $162 Round Trip from Washington to Austin

Prices starting at $162 for return flights and $56 for one-way flights to Austin 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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Route Information for Flights from Washington to Austin

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeAUS
Distance1313 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:10AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:00AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 20, 2020

United needs to be more consistent with when they turn on their wifi service.

Dec 15, 2019

Hassle free smooth flight with top class customer service.

Jun 29, 2019

Loved the staff and my overall experience

Dec 8, 2018

you need a third option (neutral). Service was neutral - nothing wrong with it, but nothing special either

Sep 26, 2018

ORF Airport looked great with their construction finished.

Sep 23, 2018

Not happy withpaying for baggage and snacks

Sep 11, 2018

I want to say a big thank you to Antonio M from Richmond's airport. He went out of his way to help me and that says alot. Through my frustration he was positive and informative. He defiantly needs a raise for the customer service he provided to me and other customers that he helped as well. Thank you Antonio !!

Mar 25, 2018

Good experience.

Fly from Washington, D.C., to Austin

Texas has a reputation as a wide open land of endless possibilities. No place better represents this than Austin, the state capital. One of the fastest growing cities in the country and a mecca for music, the city is a popular vacation destination. It's easy to fly from Washington, D.C., to Austin from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Northern Virginia. A brief three and a half hour flight will take you into the heart of Texas.


The State Capital building is in the center of downtown. Many people like to stop by the historic Driskill Hotel for a drink. A little ways from downtown is the HOPE Outdoor Gallery, a beautiful collection of murals. The city is known as the live music capital of the world. Sixth Street and the SoCo district are popular nighttime destinations, but there are performing arts venues everywhere in city.

Hints and tips

When you fly from Washington, D.C., to Austin, you'll land at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The airport lies at the juncture of Highways 71 and 183. A city bus can take you downtown in about 30 minutes. Amtrak trains travel to Dallas and San Antonio from Austin. The city is one of the sunniest in the country, with average winter temperatures in the low 60s. The South by Southwest music festival in March is a preeminent music event.

Flights from Washington to Austin - Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you're baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Washington to Austin, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Austin?

Yes, United Airlines flies straight from Washington to Austin, so you'll be embarking on your fantastic adventure in no time.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Austin?

The quickest flight from DCA to Austin, TX Airport (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.) is 4 hours. Grab a refreshment from the cabin crew, perfect your travel itinerary or get to know your neighbors — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from Washington to Austin most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Washington to Austin route. You can choose from 52 flights per month with this carrier.

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

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 Austin 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 Austin with flexible change policies?

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

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.