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More About Flying To Washington from Louisville

Route Information for Flights from Louisville to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code SDF
Destination Airport IATA Code WAS
Distance 472 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:30PM UTC
Dec 9, 2019

Plane departed and arrived on time.

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Louisville to Washington · American Airlines
Aug 19, 2019

Flights was on time and tats the most important!

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Louisville to Washington · American Airlines
Aug 13, 2018

Flight attendant was attentive and polite. We were timely.

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Louisville to Washington · United

Fly from Louisville to Washington DC

Many travelers fly from Louisville to Washington DC for the city's bustling culture and its close connection with some of the nation s most important historical figures. You can easily get to the Louisville International Airport (SDF) by taking a cab, using bus services or driving your own car. The typical nonstop flight time from Louisville to Washington DC is 75 minutes.


Washington DC has historical, cultural and artistic value that can be seen in many of its most prominent points of interest. History buffs will enjoy visiting the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Library of Congress or the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Artistic aficionados can find entertainment at the National Gallery of Art and Corcoran Gallery of Art. The city's diverse cultural landscape can be explored at the Smithsonian Institution and the vibrant neighborhood of Georgetown. There are also plenty of dining and nightlife venues, including Old Ebbitt Grill and the Velvet Lounge. DC is also home to a multitude of embassies for various countries, and diplomatic events are common in the city.

Hints and tips

Washington DC has a relatively mild climate. Average wintertime temperatures rest at about 30 degrees Fahrenheit while average springtime temperatures average approximately 50 degrees. You can get around the city by using the Metrobus and Metrorail, which operate hundreds of routes throughout DC. Exciting annual events include the National Cherry Blossom Festival in March, the International LGBT Film Festival in November and the President-hosted National Christmas Tree Lighting in December.

Flights from Louisville to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Are there non-stop flights from Louisville to Washington?

Yep, United Airlines flies directly from Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) to Dulles Intl. Airport, so you'll be hitting the tarmac and starting your awesome adventure in next to no time.

What is the shortest flight from Louisville to Washington?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 46 minutes. If you're of the opinion that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the flight from Louisville to Washington.

What airlines fly from Louisville to Washington most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Louisville to Washington route. You can choose from 60 flights each month with this carrier.

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

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 Washington 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 Washington with flexible change policies?

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

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