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United Airlinesoutbound: Aug 2, 2019
direct (1h15m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Aug 11, 2019
direct (1h18m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Jul 26, 2019
direct (2h37m)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: Jul 29, 2019
1 stop (9h53m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Aug 2, 2019
direct (1h35m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Aug 8, 2019
direct (1h16m)
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Jul 29, 2019
direct (1h22m)
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Delta Air Linesreturn: Aug 5, 2019
direct (1h10m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Aug 16, 2019
1 stop (4h30m)
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JetBluereturn: Aug 22, 2019
1 stop (17h54m)
JetBlue
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Oct 3, 2019
direct (3h25m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Oct 8, 2019
direct (4h09m)
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Nov 21, 2019
1 stop (9h55m)
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JetBluereturn: Nov 28, 2019
1 stop (6h37m)
JetBlue
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Oct 12, 2019
direct (2h24m)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: Oct 16, 2019
direct (2h15m)
Spirit Airlines
JetBlueoutbound: Oct 12, 2019
direct (2h25m)
JetBlue
JetBluereturn: Oct 16, 2019
direct (2h05m)
JetBlue
Southwest Airlinesoutbound: Jul 27, 2019
1 stop (6h)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: Aug 2, 2019
1 stop (7h32m)
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Mar 13, 2020
1 stop (12h05m)
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Mar 18, 2020
1 stop (13h35m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Aug 27, 2019
direct (2h20m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Sep 3, 2019
direct (2h15m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Aug 10, 2019
direct (1h21m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Aug 12, 2019
direct (1h21m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Aug 2, 2019
1 stop (20h35m)
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JetBluereturn: Aug 4, 2019
1 stop (4h32m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Aug 18, 2019
direct (2h09m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Aug 24, 2019
direct (2h16m)
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Washington guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Washington city centre
5 km
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Flights to Washington: need to know

Cheap airline tickets to Washington

Welcome to Washington! Getting her is super easy, especially as there are three main airports. Catch flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), which is further afield but also a good choice.

When to book the cheapest flights to Washington

Washington enjoys all four seasons. Summers are nice but the humidity can really take its toll on some visitors. The best time to visit is spring, when the city’s cherry trees blossom. It’s spectacular. Autumn is also nice.

  • Peak season: Definitely springtime.
  • Low season: Winter, when snow is all too common.

Flight duration

A flight to Washington from New York takes 1 hour 15 minutes.

Experience Washington: sights, tours and activities

There is a lot to see and do in Washington and it's likely you won't even scratch the surface on your first trip. Start at The Mall but don't miss out on the city's fantastic free museums as well! The nightlife and dining scene give other American cities a run for their money.

Essentials in Washington

The Mall: You'll find most all of Washington's major sights here: the White House, US Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial… and on and on. This is the best place to start your city tour.

East End: For museums, head to the eastern part of The Mall and duck into the Newseum, International Spy Museum, National Portrait Gallery and the National Archive, where the Constitution is hiding.

City views: There are strict height restrictions in place so you'll notice there are no skyscrapers in Washington. For a great view of the city, head to the Old Post Office Tower. It's free and located centrally.

Visit Washington.org for more info.

Hotels and accommodation in Washington

Most visitors search for hotels in Washington’s East End or close to the Smithsonian. All that really matters however is access to the city's metro network. Save a penny or two and search for hotels further afield that are within walking distance of a station.

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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Jul 29, 2019
direct (1h22m)
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Delta Air Linesreturn: Aug 5, 2019
direct (1h10m)
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Aug 6, 2019
direct (2h21m)
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Aug 9, 2019
1 stop (22h55m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Sep 23, 2019
direct (2h55m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Sep 26, 2019
direct (3h12m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Jul 26, 2019
direct (2h37m)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: Jul 29, 2019
1 stop (9h53m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Jul 26, 2019
1 stop (7h35m)
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JetBluereturn: Jul 27, 2019
1 stop (5h45m)
JetBlue
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Nov 22, 2019
1 stop (7h57m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Dec 2, 2019
1 stop (14h07m)
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TAP Air Portugaloutbound: Feb 18, 2020
1 stop (29h40m)
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugalreturn: Feb 21, 2020
1 stop (12h15m)
TAP Air Portugal