Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo (WAS - BUF)

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The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo are usually found in October or February, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Buffalo (BUF)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to BUF flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Buffalo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Buffalo.
WAS - BUF
Price
$222 - $336
BUF
Temperature
24.8 - 71.6 °F
BUF
Rainfall
2.5 - 4 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$222

From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Buffalo

One-way from

$119

One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Buffalo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.. Prices for October average $289 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $153. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a October flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in July

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 26 days in advance to save up to 40% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 26 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $290, or $367 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo (WAS - BUF)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Buffalo. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo in June, July 2022

The best prices found for WAS to BUF flights for June, July
30 Jul - 5 Aug
$218pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
30 Jul - 6 Aug
$236pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
30 Jul - 5 Aug
$236pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Washington, D.C. to Buffalo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Buffalo from Washington, D.C. found for this year
30 Jul - 5 Aug
$218pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
4 Aug - 9 Aug
$229pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
24 Aug - 30 Aug
$233pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Buffalo direct flight deals
30 Jul - 5 Aug
$218pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
4 Aug - 9 Aug
$229pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$240pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Buffalo from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
6 Jul - 3 Aug
$269pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5 Jul - 9 Jul
$276pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Jul - 3 Aug
$278pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo
2:30 am - 11:57 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 27m
BWI - BUF
Multiple Airlines
$119
Kiwi.com
2:10 pm - 7:59 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 49m
IAD - BUF
Delta
$139
Delta
4:33 am - 2:35 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
10h 02m
IAD - BUF
United Airlines
$148
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> to <span class="emphasized">Buffalo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Buffalo

What airport do you fly into for flights to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.?

Located just 8.3 mi from the city center, Buffalo is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.. Booking flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo (BUF) should be relatively easy as there are 9 daily inbound flights from Washington, D.C. from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $218, but on average you can expect to pay $240.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo is less than $265.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo on average per day?

Travelers can expect 3 flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

Departing from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo will take you 1h 17m. There are 285 mi between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($218), American Airlines ($233), and Delta ($236) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo. United Airlines is priced at 24% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo one-way?

$118 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $120 and $120, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

While on average a flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo is generally $225, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $122. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Buffalo), you can expect to pay $236 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo on time: Avianca (82%), CommutAir (80%), Copa Airlines (77%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo, you may want to consider flying on Delta, Juneyao Airlines or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?

When deciding which route to take from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo consider Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Buffalo, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Buffalo or Baltimore/Washington - Buffalo as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Buffalo, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Buffalo from Washington, D.C.?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Buffalo within the United States

Most visitors from Washington, D.C. need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Buffalo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Buffalo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Buffalo.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Buffalo?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Buffalo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Buffalo are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Destination information for Buffalo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo.
Flight duration from Washington, D.C. to BUF
1h 15m
Average temperature for June in Buffalo
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Buffalo
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Buffalo

Top 4 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$38 $249 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$94 $250 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$105 $204 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$137 $305 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. towards Buffalo.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of WAS to BUF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of WAS to BUF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of WAS to BUF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of WAS to BUF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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