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Virgin Atlanticoutbound: Jul 2, 2024
1 stop (13h25m)
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlanticreturn: Jul 16, 2024
1 stop (13h05m)
Virgin Atlantic
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Jul 2, 2024
1 stop (11h25m)
Delta Air Lines
Air Francereturn: Jul 16, 2024
direct (8h30m)
Air France
Finnairoutbound: Apr 16, 2024
2 stops (17h35m)
Finnair
Finnairreturn: May 3, 2024
1 stop (12h35m)
Finnair
Air Franceoutbound: Apr 17, 2024
direct (7h30m)
Air France
Air Francereturn: May 3, 2024
direct (8h25m)
Air France
TAP Air Portugaloutbound: Apr 17, 2024
1 stop (11h30m)
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugalreturn: May 3, 2024
1 stop (12h05m)
TAP Air Portugal
Aer Lingusoutbound: Jun 24, 2024
1 stop (10h20m)
Aer Lingus
Vuelingreturn: Jul 30, 2024
1 stop (12h45m)
Vueling
Icelandairoutbound: Jun 24, 2024
2 stops (15h40m)
Icelandair
Icelandairreturn: Jul 30, 2024
2 stops (14h36m)
Icelandair
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Mar 24, 2024
direct (1h27m)
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Linesreturn: Mar 27, 2024
direct (1h11m)
Delta Air Lines
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: May 10, 2024
1 stop (10h48m)
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: May 13, 2024
1 stop (16h40m)
Frontier Airlines
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: May 10, 2024
direct (4h50m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: May 13, 2024
direct (5h38m)
Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Apr 9, 2024
1 stop (4h30m)
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Linesreturn: Apr 9, 2024
1 stop (5h36m)
Delta Air Lines
United Airlinesoutbound: Apr 9, 2024
direct (1h55m)
United Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Apr 9, 2024
direct (2h11m)
United Airlines
Scandinavian Airlinesoutbound: Mar 5, 2024
1 stop (20h05m)
Scandinavian Airlines
Scandinavian Airlinesreturn: Mar 19, 2024
2 stops (32h45m)
Scandinavian Airlines
American Airlinesoutbound: May 29, 2024
direct (2h13m)
American Airlines
American Airlinesreturn: May 31, 2024
direct (2h16m)
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Washington guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Washington city centre
5 km
37 km
45 km

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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Aer Lingusoutbound: Nov 16, 2024
1 stop (11h25m)
Aer Lingus
Aer Lingusreturn: Nov 23, 2024
1 stop (9h50m)
Aer Lingus
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: May 10, 2024
1 stop (10h48m)
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: May 13, 2024
1 stop (16h40m)
Frontier Airlines
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Mar 24, 2024
direct (1h27m)
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Linesreturn: Mar 27, 2024
direct (1h11m)
Delta Air Lines
TAP Air Portugaloutbound: Apr 13, 2024
1 stop (15h10m)
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugalreturn: Apr 21, 2024
1 stop (18h55m)
TAP Air Portugal