Cheap Flights to Washington DC

Visiting Washington DC, America’s iconic national capital, is great fun and a fabulous adventure. With flights to Washington DC arrive in a historic city founded in 1971, which is currently home to US President’s residence White House, the House of Representatives, the Senate, and many memorials and historic landmarks. The country’s capital is a harmonious blend of the ancient and modern.

Book cheap flights to Washington DC from FlyOfinder right away and visit a fascinating city, which is veritably a treasure house of monuments and museums. Get ready to bear witness to the city’s heritage, it's priceless art and artifacts, and catch a glimpse of the U.S. Constitution closely.

Washington DC is a great place for foodies. You will find restaurants of some of the world’s best chefs in the D.C. area. You will relish delicacies at sushi bars, steak houses, seafood restaurants and Italian restaurants. If that’s not all then think about shaking legs at one of the popular nightclub and disco in the Georgetown area of the city.

 

Washington DC Flights Information

Major Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Alternative Airport

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

High Season

March to August

Low Season

late August to early September

Cheapest Month to Fly

December

Most Expensive Month to Fly

September

Best Time to Fly

March and April

Cheapest Day to fly

Friday

Most Expensive Day to fly

Monday

Cheapest Time of Day to fly

Evening

Most Expensive Time of Day to fly

Morning

 

Top Attractions in Washington DC

The White House: It’s a great delight visiting the official residence of the President of the United States – The White House. Tours of the interior include the Red, Green, Blue and East Rooms, the State Dining Room, and the Ballroom, which should be reserved well in advance through the Congressional office or embassy. If you aren’t able to explore the interiors then at least don’t miss out seeing this iconic building from the outside.

National Mall: You will love spending lots of time at the National Mall. It’s a great place for festivals and celebrations. The most popular being the annual Independence Day celebration with fireworks taking place around the Washington Monument. Consider visiting in late March or early April for the Smithsonian Kite Festival, or in July for the Smithsonian American FolkLife Festival.

National Museum of American History: Find the traces the political, technological, scientific and cultural history of the United States since the Revolution with a visit to the National Museum of American History. Important exhibits here include one of Edison's light bulbs, Thomas Jefferson's desk, and the original flag.   

Washington, DC is ready to amaze you with its famous landmarks, monuments, memorials and museums. Other major attractions worth visiting in America’s capital include the U.S. Capitol, Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery of Art. Kennedy Center, Great Falls Park, the Veterans Memorial, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the National Zoo, Library of Congress, the National Museum of Health and Medicine, the International Spy Museum, the Jefferson Memorial, the National Archives, and memorials dedicated to the Korean War, World War 2 and the Holocaust.

 

Popular Airlines flying to Washington DC

  • American Airlines: Top routes served to DCA include Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Miami (MIA), Boston (BOS), Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Orlando (MCO)
  • United Airlines: Top routes served to IAD include Orlando (MCO), Denver (DEN), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Boston (BOS) and Tampa (TPA)
  • Delta Air Lines: Top routes served to IAD include Atlanta (ATL), Minneapolis (MSP), Seattle (SEA), New York (JFK and LGA) and Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Southwest Airlines: Top routes served to DCA include Chicago Midway (MDW), Indianapolis (IND), Houston Hobby (HOU), Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
  • JetBlue: Top routes served to DCA include Orlando (MCO), Boston (BOS), Fort Myers (RSW), West Palm Beach (PBI) and San Juan (SJU)
  • Frontier Airlines: Top routes served to DCA include Denver (DEN), Las Vegas (LAS), San Francisco (SFO), Salt Lake City (SLC) and San Diego (SAN)

 

WASHINGTON DC WEATHER
Frequently Asked Questions

The months between March and August are the peak season and the best time to take flights to Washington DC. March and April are the busiest time when the three-week-long National Cherry Blossom Festival is held here. Weather-wise, spring and autumn are the best time to book Washington DC plane tickets. These are the time when the weather is most pleasant and warm.

Temperatures during summer generally range between 70 F and 80 F, and can sometimes peak to 100 F. The summer months are also very hot and humid. Washington DC is usually cold and snowy during the winter months through March. During early spring the snow conditions or rainfall may prevail.

It is usually cheaper to fly into Washington Dulles International Airport as it handles most international flights from around the world. It’s a large airport and fairly easy to navigate. However, many tourists prefer flying into Ronal Reagan Washington National Airport because it is easier to reach Downtown DC, Arlington and the National Mall. Though, it’s not a cheaper option when compared to IAD or BWI.

Most international flights arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport. Washington DC is served by many domestic and international airlines. Major airlines serving the national capital include American Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Lufthansa, Korean Air, Icelandair and Austrian Airlines.

Consider staying closer to the L'Enfant or Federal Center Metro stations to visit attractions such as the Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall. Georgetown area has affordable accommodations for tourists with varied budget. Dupont Circle is also good for all kinds of travelers, but is mostly preferred by the young and wealthy tourists. Adams Morgan is a historic, charming neighborhood mostly catering to young travelers. Cheap accommodations can also be found in other areas such as Logan Circle, Foggy Bottom, Woodley Park, Downtown DC and Capitol Hill.

Two major airports keep Washington well connected with different parts of the USA and other worldwide destinations – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Central Washington is closest to DCA at a distance of just 4 miles. However, IAD is located 23 miles away from central Washington.

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