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When to find the cheapest flights to Washington

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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Aug 27, 2019
direct (5h)
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Sep 1, 2019
direct (5h35m)
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JetBlueoutbound: May 26, 2019
1 stop (5h21m)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: May 26, 2019
1 stop (11h21m)
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Southwest Airlinesoutbound: Aug 23, 2019
1 stop (6h40m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Aug 27, 2019
direct (2h17m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Jul 19, 2019
direct (1h15m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 21, 2019
direct (1h24m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Aug 12, 2019
direct (1h17m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Aug 22, 2019
direct (1h31m)
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Aug 23, 2019
1 stop (6h38m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Aug 27, 2019
direct (2h17m)
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Jun 21, 2019
1 stop (6h)
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Spirit Airlinesreturn: Jun 29, 2019
1 stop (16h47m)
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Sep 6, 2019
1 stop (8h20m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Sep 9, 2019
1 stop (7h44m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Sep 30, 2019
direct (2h25m)
JetBlue
JetBluereturn: Oct 9, 2019
direct (2h05m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Sep 30, 2019
direct (2h28m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Oct 9, 2019
direct (2h15m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Oct 18, 2019
direct (1h17m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Oct 21, 2019
direct (1h15m)
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: May 26, 2019
direct (2h27m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jun 2, 2019
direct (2h18m)
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Aug 23, 2019
direct (1h19m)
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Delta Air Linesreturn: Aug 25, 2019
direct (1h12m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Jun 29, 2019
direct (2h10m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 5, 2019
1 stop (5h04m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Jul 12, 2019
direct (1h33m)
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JetBluereturn: Jul 15, 2019
direct (1h22m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Jul 12, 2019
direct (1h43m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Jul 15, 2019
direct (1h29m)
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Washington guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Washington city centre
5 km
37 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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United Airlinesoutbound: Jul 19, 2019
direct (1h15m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 21, 2019
direct (1h24m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Dec 27, 2019
direct (2h10m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jan 28, 2020
direct (2h05m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Jul 18, 2019
1 stop (5h04m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 22, 2019
direct (3h01m)
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American Airlinesoutbound: Jun 8, 2019
1 stop (4h43m)
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American Airlinesreturn: Jun 18, 2019
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Aug 2, 2019
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Aug 12, 2019
1 stop (16h57m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Jul 12, 2019
direct (1h45m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 16, 2019
1 stop (5h36m)
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Sep 6, 2019
1 stop (8h20m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Sep 9, 2019
1 stop (7h44m)
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United Airlinesoutbound: Jul 3, 2019
direct (1h19m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Jul 7, 2019
direct (1h27m)
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: May 27, 2019
direct (5h15m)
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jun 1, 2019
1 stop (12h25m)
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Air Chinaoutbound: Jun 5, 2019
1 stop (21h)
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Air Chinareturn: Jun 12, 2019
1 stop (23h25m)
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JetBlueoutbound: Aug 1, 2019
direct (1h35m)
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JetBluereturn: Aug 5, 2019
direct (1h36m)
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Jul 9, 2019
1 stop (10h40m)
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jul 16, 2019
1 stop (11h35m)
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: May 23, 2019
direct (3h20m)
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: May 27, 2019
direct (3h56m)
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