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
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 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 to New York

One-way from

$74

One-way flight from Washington to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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.

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 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $229 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $301.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to New York?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $235 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $62. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Washington to New York by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Washington to New York in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to NYC flights for May, June
18 May - 25 May
$144pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
24 Jun - 1 Jul
$149pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$149pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Washington to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Washington found for this year
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$133pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
9 Sep - 16 Sep
$133pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
7 Sep - 21 Oct
$133pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Non-stop flights to New York from Washington

Save time with Washington to New York direct flight deals
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$133pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$133pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$133pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Washington, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
$144pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 May - 25 May
$155pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
18 May - 25 May
$165pp
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
8:03 am - 12:29 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 26m
BWI - JFK
American Airlines
2:06 pm - 6:12 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 06m
IAD - LGA
Frontier
$85
Kiwi.com
5:10 am - 6:24 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 14m
BWI - JFK
Delta
$87
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Washington and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $145.

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 $147.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to New York for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to New York within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

7 flight departures from Washington to New York per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 71% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in New York is colder than in Washington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Washington to New York?

There are many flights that can get you from Washington to New York in 1h 08m. Fly via United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Washington to New York is about 212 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at $133. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $133 and $133, respectively. You may be able to fly from Washington to New York for 21% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington to New York one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $67. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Washington to New York for a low price.

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
1h 22m
Average temperature for May in New York
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New York
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

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
Delta
$117 $271 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$106 $290 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $317 No cancel fee 71%

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 56% of WAS to NYC departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of WAS to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of WAS to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of WAS to NYC departures
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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
53 daily flights
Monday
71 daily flights
Tuesday
53 daily flights
Wednesday
48 daily flights
Thursday
64 daily flights
Friday
65 daily flights
Saturday
40 daily flights
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