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Fares from $86 One Way, $163 Round Trip from Washington to Birmingham

Prices starting at $163 for return flights and $86 for one-way flights to Birmingham 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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Destination Airport IATA CodeBHM
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Mar 15, 2020

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Finding Flights from Washington DC to Birmingham

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.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

If you love to travel, use Orbitz.com to book budget flights to Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is serviced by the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The airport is located five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham. Over three million passengers pass through the airport each year. The airport also handles 301 aircraft operations each day. American Airlines, Delta, American Eagle, Southwest Airlines, United Express, SkyWest Airlines, and US Airways all operate at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Transportation at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers over 5,000 parking spaces for travelers. Hourly, short term and long term parking spaces are available. Hourly parking is $1 an hour or $24 per day. The daily parking rate is $12 per day. A complimentary shuttle service transports passengers to the parking lots. Ground transportation at the airport includes rental cars, taxis, and shuttle services. A taxi ride into the city center should cost about $15 and take 25 minutes.

Weather in Birmingham

Birmingham generally has a warm climate. The average temperatures in the summer settle in the mid-80s. Spring temperatures average in the mid-70s, while fall temperatures average in the mid-60s. Winters can get very cold with average temperatures in the mid-40s.

Attractions in Birmingham

Birmingham offers a variety of attractions for visitors. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is popular among visitors as it was dedicated to chronicling the civil rights movement that started in the Birmingham area. Several museums are located in the city, including the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Southern Museum of Flight. Always choose Orbitz.com when booking flights to Birmingham.

Flights from Washington to Birmingham - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Birmingham?

There most certainly is. American Airlines offers direct flights from Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), which makes traveling from Washington to Birmingham easy.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Birmingham?

It can take just 1 hour and 59 minutes to get from Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.). Settle in and enjoy the service, because you'll be stepping off the plane in no time.

What airlines fly from Washington (and vicinity) to Birmingham (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're on the lookout for the carrier with the most flights from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Birmingham, AL Airport (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), lock in your ticket with Southwest Airlines. This carrier offers 37 monthly flights along this route.

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

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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham with flexible change policies?

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