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Fares from $54 One Way, $102 Round Trip from Silicon Valley to Washington

Prices starting at $102 for return flights and $54 for one-way flights to Washington 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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More About Flying To Washington from Silicon Valley

Flights from Silicon Valley to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Silicon Valley to Washington?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.). Hunt for a bargain fare and take off with United Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Silicon Valley to Washington?

The quickest flight from Silicon Valley to Washington is around 5 hours and 20 minutes. Order a refreshment from the drink trolley, perfect your travel itinerary or make friends with your seat mate — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from Silicon Valley to Washington most frequently?

Consider United Airlines (UA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.). It operates 137 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. Alaska Airlines (AS) will also get you to your destination in comfort. Offering 40 monthly flights between Silicon Valley and Washington, it's another popular airline to look into.

Route Information for Flights from Silicon Valley to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance2451 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:39AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:39AM UTC

Finding Flights from San Jose to Washington DC

San Jose, CA, Airport Information

San Jose, CA, is home to nearly one million people, a large city population that's serviced by its own international airport, providing regular flights from San Jose to international and domestic destinations. The Norman Y. Mineta Memorial San Jose International Airport is only two miles from the downtown area at the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880 and State Route 87. The primary airlines operating from the airport are Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Reservations for you airline ticket on these or other airlines serving the airport can be made through Orbitz.com.

Parking at the Airport

Parking at Mineta San Jose International Airport is available at three hourly and three daily lots, one of which offers economy service. The hourly lots are interspersed around the terminal area for easy access, costing $2 for 30 minutes and $30 per day flat rates. The daily lots offer parking deals with discounted parking fees of $22 a day for the regular daily lots and $15 for the economy lot, which is further away from the terminals. Disabled parking is available in front of both terminals for a $2 rate for 30 minutes and $15 for a daily charge.

Transportation From the Airport

Several methods of travel are available for passengers to make their way from anywhere in the city to the airport. Several hotels in the area offer courtesy shuttle transportation for patrons. Public bus transportation is available from the Valley Transportation Authority, and metered taxi service is also available from anywhere in the area, with the downtown-to-airport fare costing approximately $15 to $18.

Breakfast Before Departing

A quick meal can be eaten at the airport before departure in one of the many restaurants available in the concourse. Only ticketed passengers are allowed in the area containing the restaurants. Coffee and pastries are served at the Euro Café near the baggage claim area, while Starbucks can provide sandwiches as well, to get you quickly to the available flights from San Jose. If you have a bit more time to stop off on the way to the airport, try a sit-down breakfast at Café San Jose on Meridian Ave. or at Bill's Cafe on Willow St.

Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

^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.