Cheap flights from Washington to New York (WAS - NYC)

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The best prices from Washington to New York are usually found in April or August, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to NYC flight in 2021: compare Washington to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
WAS - NYC
Price
$117 - $217
NYC
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Washington (WAS) to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$50

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) to New York (NYC)

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 to New York?

Flights from Washington to New York lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Washington to New York in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $108.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington to New York?

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington to New York, book at least 41 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 110% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $233 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $329.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to New York (WAS - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to New York in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington to New York?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 25% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Washington to New York in October, November 2021

The best prices found for WAS to NYC flights for October, November
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$85pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Nov - 3 Nov
$87pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Washington found for this year
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$85pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$87pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to New York from Washington

Save time with Washington to New York direct flight deals
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$138pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
4 Jan - 9 Jan
$138pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
18 Nov - 20 Nov
$142pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Last minute flights from Washington to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Washington, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$87pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$95pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to New York from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to New York
11:20 am - 7:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 55m
IAD - EWR
Frontier
$50
Kiwi.com
7:10 am - 6:14 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 04m
BWI - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$53
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 4:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 59m
BWI - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$58
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington to New York

Which airlines flying from Washington to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington to New York have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington to New York for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to New York for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $81, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to New York is less than $150.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to New York for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to New York within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to New York?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Washington to New York on average per day?

3 flight departures from Washington to New York per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington to New York?

A quick flight from Washington to New York can take about 3h 53m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $81. Airlines will cover a distance of 228 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington to New York round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington to New York is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $81 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $110. These flights start at 52% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to New York?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Washington to New York are Kenya Airways (100%), China Eastern (100%) and Aerolineas Argentinas (100%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington to New York?

Consider Train, Bus or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington to New York.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to New York?

The most popular route from Washington to New York is Washington Reagan-National - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider Washington Reagan-National - New York LaGuardia or Washington Dulles Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to New York?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Washington to New York? While on average our users pay $259, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $92. The most popular route (Washington Reagan-National - New York John F Kennedy Intl), is priced around $117.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from Washington?

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

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from New York?

Returning to Washington from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to New York.
Flight duration from Washington to New York
1h 18m
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 3 airlines flying from Washington to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington to New York 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
$106 $290 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $317 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$117 $271 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Washington to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards New York.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of WAS to NYC departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of WAS to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of WAS to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of WAS to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to New York.
Sunday
86 daily flights
Monday
113 daily flights
Tuesday
106 daily flights
Wednesday
117 daily flights
Thursday
119 daily flights
Friday
110 daily flights
Saturday
84 daily flights
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