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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Washington to Louisville

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Louisville 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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Flights from Washington to Louisville - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Louisville?

Yes, you can jet from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) with Southwest Airlines, the only airline that offers direct services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Louisville?

Keep that movie marathon for the hotel room, because the journey from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) can take as little as 1 hour and 40 minutes.

What airlines fly from Washington to Louisville most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Washington to Louisville, Southwest Airlines is the top pick. This renowned airline operates 81 flights along this route per month.

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Louisville

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeSDF
Distance472 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:47PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:47PM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 9, 2020

Gertrude was awesome

Jan 13, 2020

The only negative, would have been waiting on crew.

Dec 9, 2019

no free upgrades

Jul 8, 2019

The aircraft was small, but we got there on time.

Jan 27, 2019

The flight attendent that was in training did an awesome job. She was professional and very courteous. Thank you American Airlines, this is why I always choose your airline.

Jul 25, 2018

It was a short flight that I slept through, so no issues. Seats were old, cramped, and uncomfortable though.

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The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with 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 to look for flights from Washington DC.

Louisville Airport Information

As you plan your trip to Kentucky, use to find the best bargain flights to Louisville. Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, less than seven miles south of downtown Louisville. Several major air passenger carriers service the airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Bahamasair, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines.

Ground Transportation in Louisville

Public transportation in Louisville is limited, but you can access the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) buses right at the airport. The city regulates cab fares, so you can expect a flat rate of $19.55 for a quick trip from the airport to downtown Louisville. There are always private car and limousine services available, but a better option might be to bundle a rental car in with your flight when you purchase your air tickets using

Louisville Weather Information

Summers in Louisville are warm, with temperatures ranging from 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it doesn't generally snow in Louisville, winters can be cold, usually in the high 20s to low 40s. The area gets 3 to 4 inches of rain each month all year long, so be sure to pack a light rain slicker for your trip.

What to Do in Louisville

Even if you're not in Louisville at Kentucky Derby time, there is plenty to see and do. History buffs might enjoy a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum or the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, while outdoor adventurers might prefer a day at Cherokee Park. Make sure to take a stroll down historic Frankfort Avenue and try some of the city's traditional foods, including red velvet cake and hot browns. Enjoy your trip, and don't forget to use the next time you are looking for flights to Louisville.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.