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Flights To Washington

As you descend upon the runway in Washington, D.C., you'll notice the dignified monuments befitting a national capital. From the Library of Congress to the Lincoln Memorial and many more, the District is more than a hub of politics. When your Washington, D.C. flight touches down, you’ll learn quickly that this city is a cultural center. North and South converge and the country’s international communities celebrate with vibrant festivals, mouthwatering flavors, and unforgettable experiences you’ll want to return to again and again. Wander through the National Mall—turning back time like the pages of historic diaries and dusty ledgers as you go—and slip into a cozy whiskey bar in Adams Morgan or go glam in Georgetown. The District awaits.

Transportation from IAD and DCA

Flights to Washington D.C. land at one of two airports: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), located 28 miles west of the District, or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in nearby Arlington. From IAD, you’ll be a short walk to L’Enfant Plaza Station, where a bus will connect you to the Metro for a short ride into downtown D.C.

From DCA, catch either the Blue or Yellow line to downtown Washington and explore the city’s top neighborhoods on foot or keep riding the rails. To chart your own path through the land of the free, book one of our car rental options and pick up the keys from one of the on-site rental counters at either airport. Just book plane tickets to Washington, D.C. and start planning.

Hotels in Washington, D.C.

Looking for a fabulous place to rest your feet and dream big at the end of each day? Book Washington, D.C. airfare and add one of these guest favorite hotels in D.C.’s most beloved neighborhoods:

  • The Dupont Circle Hotel: Dupont Circle is both vintage and avant-garde, as this “Old City” district happens to be a charming LGBTQ community. The neighborhood’s eponymous hotel is both classic and contemporary with elegant dining options, a fitness center, and gorgeous garden views.
  • Omni Shoreham Hotel: Staying here will make you wonder if you’ve been mistaken for a diplomat from the nearby Swiss Embassy. Take a dip in the pool, dine on the restaurant terrace, or take advantage of the location and order a picnic to take to Woodley Park.
  • Washington Plaza: This hotel is for those who love bold designs and new experiences. Washington Plaza boasts the former with stunning décor, while its prime location is within walking distance to the National Geographic Society and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center: Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or coming to town for a conference, this hotel has all the amenities to make your stay easy and luxurious. Walk a few blocks to the White House and see a show at the nearby Ford’s Theater, or join the nightly hotel reception.

Things to Do near Washington, D.C. Airports

While you’re visiting the District, your itinerary is sure to include a few days browsing masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art, paying your respects at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and amazing your inner child at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. But if you can’t wait to discover D.C. or you need one more culture fix before you depart, book your Washington D.C. flight deals with these attractions in mind:

  • The Pentagon: In Arlington, near DCA, you can tour the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense. Although you won’t walk away with any national secrets, you’ll have quite the story to tell back home.
  • Mount Vernon Trail: Also in Arlington, this waterfront walk meanders from Theodore Roosevelt Island to Mount Vernon, George Washington’s historic home sweet home.
  • Sully Historic Site: Directly south of IAD in Sully, visit the plantation where generations of the Lee family, including the Confederate general Robert E. Lee, grew up.
  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center: Directly south of Dulles in Chantilly, this museum is the perfect opportunity to learn about the history of aviation before boarding your plane home.

It’s time to explore the many sides of America in the bright and bustling capital. Book the cheapest flights to Washington, D.C. with Travelocity, thanks to our price-matching guarantee, and start discovering national treasures from the moment your plane touches the tarmac.

Flight Info

Destination Airport Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall
Destination City Name Baltimore
Flight Price $83

Washington Flights - Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find cheap flights to Washington?

    We know you're looking for the best flights at the lowest fares, so we found some of the sweetest deals in town just for you. Check out the top flight deals to Washington. Act quickly and score yourself a bargain!\n\n* United has a flight from to Washington departing on 6/14/19 and returning on 6/18/19 all for only $123.00 per person.* [Book these United flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-06-14/2019-06-18?FromAirport=BDL&ToAirport=IAD&Airline=UA&NumAdult=1)\n* Delta has a flight from to Washington departing on 5/31/19 and returning on 6/3/19 all for only $124.00 per person.* [Book these Delta flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-31/2019-06-03?FromAirport=CHS&ToAirport=IAD&Airline=DL&NumAdult=1)\n* United has a flight from to Washington departing on 5/17/19 and returning on 5/21/19 all for only $147.00 per person.* [Book these United flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-17/2019-05-21?FromAirport=LGA&ToAirport=IAD&Airline=UA&NumAdult=1)\n\n*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of April 15th, 2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.\n
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly to Washington?

    Some of the most popular airlines flying to Washington are below. But before you check those out, we've got a secret for you. Did you know the airlines that fly to Washington most frequently could also have the lowest airfares? So aim for the airlines that fly to Washington most often and save a little extra on your next flight:\n\n* Delta Air Lines Flies 917 flights per week between and Washington.\n* American Airlines Flies 611 flight per week between and Washington.\n* United Airlines Flies 592 flights per week between and Washington.\n
  • Which hotels are located near airports or major attractions in Washington?

    We've put together a list of hotels in Washington close to airports and popular sights to see. Check out the hotels below. All of them are within proximity to must-see attractions and major airports in and around the city of Washington.\n\n* [The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Starwood Luxury Collection](https://www.travelocity.com/Washington-Hotels-The-Fairfax-At-Embassy-Row.h19491.Hotel-Information): This Washington, DC luxury hotel is in a shopping district, 2 blocks from Dupont Circle, 4 blocks from Georgetown, and 1 mile from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This hotel has a 4.50 star rating.\n* [Club Quarters in Washington DC](https://www.travelocity.com/Washington-Hotels-Club-Quarters-Hotel-In-Washington-DC.h50953.Hotel-Information): Club Quarters is in a prime location in the center of the business district, and two blocks from the White House and key government buildings. A short walk to Lafayette Square and the monuments and museums, including the Smithsonian. Minutes from Georgeto This hotel has a 3.50 star rating.\n* [Washington Plaza](https://www.travelocity.com/Washington-Hotels-Washington-Plaza.h40512.Hotel-Information): Ideally located on Thomas Circle, near Massachusetts Avenue in the heart of Washington DC, this Kennedy-era hotel is 0.3 miles from MCPherson Square Metro Station and 0.7 miles from the Smithsonian Museums. The White House is 6 blocks from the hotel. This hotel has a 3.50 star rating.\n* [Crowne Plaza Hamilton](https://www.travelocity.com/Washington-Hotels-Hamilton-Hotel-Washington-DC.h41943.Hotel-Information): This hotel is 5 blocks from the White House and 8 blocks from the National Mall. The Washington Monument, National World War II Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial are all about a mile away. This hotel has a 3.50 star rating.\n
  • What are the top attractions in Washington?

    Washington has over 405 points of interest for you to choose from. We suggest checking out Maryland Live Casino and Merriweather Post Pavilion first because they are the most popular attractions in Washington. Don't forget about other highly recommended spots like Arundel Mills Mall, Columbus Circle, and Potomac Mills. Get out there and see what the city has to offer on your trip to Washington!
  • What are the top car rental deals?

    Get around Washington with ease after booking one of our great car hire deals. Check out our deals on the best car hires in Washington to get started:\n\n* Ford EcoSport---a SUV car from Enterprise---starting at only $48.00 per day.*\n* Toyota RAV4---a SUV car from Advantage---starting at only $48.00 per day.*\n* Ford Escape---a SUV car from Budget---starting at only $50.00 per day.*\n\n*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current car hire availability results. Deals displayed here are based on car hire pricing and availability as of April 15th, 2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual rental date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.\n

FAQs about Washington Flights

Which airlines fly to Washington?

When it comes to airlines that fly in and out of Washington, you've got a good deal of choice. There are 31 companies that service this major city. Book your ideal seat on one of these recommended carriers:

  • Japan Transocean Air
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Delta
What airport is best to fly into Washington?

Decision-making time! There are two airports to take your pick of when jetting into Washington. Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) is 4 miles (6 kilometers) from where it's all happening downtown, while Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is about 22 miles (35 kilometers) away.

Places to visit in Washington

With so many world-famous attractions in Washington, you might just have to explain to the boss that you need extra time off. Start off with White House and the Washington Monument. You'd also be nuts to miss out on visiting Arlington National Cemetery and the Lincoln Memorial.

So many things to see and so little time. If you're keen to discover what the city has to offer, add the Georgetown University and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to your travel program. If you have an extra day to spare, swing by the Iwo Jima Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well.

To make sure that the past is always remembered, this area built Jefferson Memorial so that everyone could reflect on past events. Seeking some more ideas? Plan a visit to Ford's Theater and have a great time watching its talented actors give it all they've got. And there's more. If you're looking for a local government building and an example of historic architecture, head over to United States Capitol.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Washington

Make your trip to Washington a little bit easier by reading over these clever security tips:

  • Make sure you know the location of your boarding pass and passport. You don't want to hold up the queue when you're asked to present them.
  • Keep in mind that metal belt buckles can set off the body scanner's alarms. If you're wearing one, you may be asked to take it off before moving on.
  • Make sure your laptop and electronic devices are within easy reach. These items need to be sent through the X-ray machine in separate trays.
  • When you approach the security checkpoint, you'll be asked to place all creams, liquids and gels in a separate tub for scanning. Make sure they're all in containers no larger than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and sealed in a clear zip-lock bag.
  • Hiking boots and other cumbersome shoes are typically X-rayed by airport security. Think about wearing simple sneakers instead.
  • Razors and knives are not permitted on board the plane. Put them in your checked luggage to avoid them being confiscated at the security checkpoint.
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