Cheap Flight Deals From Washington (WAS) to Austin (AUS) Starting at $46

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Airfares from $46 One Way, $91 Round Trip from Washington to Austin

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More About Flying To Austin from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Austin

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
1313 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival
4:20PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
3:15AM UTC

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Austin now?
Check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Washington to Austin.
Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Austin?
Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two carriers that operate nonstop flights from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to AUS. Lock in a great deal with United Airlines or American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Austin?
With the journey from Washington to Austin taking a minimum of 3 hours and 54 minutes, you’ll have enough time to enjoy the flying experience. Ask for an in-flight vino and settle into your seat with an interesting novel or movie.
What airlines fly from Washington to Austin most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to AUS. It offers 60 flights on this route every month. Taking off on a vacation is one of life’s biggest pleasures, and this airline will get you to your destination quickly and safely. Also explore the great deals available with American Airlines (AA). Offering 47 flights every month between Washington and Austin, they’ll make sure your journey is just as delightful as the destination.
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 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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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