Cheap flights from Washington to Phoenix (WAS - PHX)

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The best prices from Washington to Phoenix are usually found in August or July, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to PHX flight in 2021: compare Washington to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
WAS - PH1
Price
$236 - $468
PH1
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
PH1
Precipitation
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Washington (WAS) to Phoenix

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) to Phoenix

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Phoenix (WAS - PH1)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington to Phoenix is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 45% on airfare.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 15 days in advance to save up to 3% 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 15 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 to Phoenix 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $363, or $384 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Washington to Phoenix. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Phoenix.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Phoenix?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Phoenix from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $362 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $115. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Washington to Phoenix in October, November 2021

The best prices found for WAS to PHX flights for October, November
6 Nov - 11 Nov
$121pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$123pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Nov - 16 Nov
$124pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Washington to Phoenix 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Washington found for this year
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$102pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$103pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$105pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Washington

Save time with Washington to Phoenix direct flight deals
2 Dec - 14 Dec
$237pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$237pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
1 Dec - 9 Dec
$238pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Washington, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$124pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$128pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$130pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

One-way flights to Phoenix from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Phoenix
3:00 am - 7:05 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 05m
DCA - PHX
Frontier
$75
JustFly
2:00 am - 6:57 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 57m
BWI - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$81
Kiwi.com
6:00 am - 7:41 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
16h 41m
BWI - PHX
Spirit Airlines
$82
Orbitz

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Phoenix

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier 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 to Phoenix for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Phoenix for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $102, but on average you can expect to pay $118.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Phoenix for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Phoenix under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Phoenix is less than $279.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Phoenix?

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

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

Per day, 11 flights depart from Washington to Phoenix on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 55% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington to Phoenix?

There are many flights that can get you from Washington to Phoenix in 9h 01m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Frontier to get the fastest option. The distance from Washington to Phoenix is about 1963 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($102), and Frontier ($123) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Phoenix. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 71% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Before booking your flight from Washington to Phoenix check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Phoenix?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $116. While the most popular route (Washington Dulles Intl - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl) can be booked for $233 on average our data indicates $713 when flying from Washington to Phoenix

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to Phoenix?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Washington to Phoenix consider choosing United Airlines (87%), Austrian Airlines (84%) or Avianca (84%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Phoenix?

The most popular route from Washington to Phoenix is Washington Dulles Intl - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. You may also consider Washington Reagan-National - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl or Baltimore/Washington - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Phoenix from Washington?

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

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

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 Phoenix.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from Phoenix?

Returning to Washington from Phoenix

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

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

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Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Phoenix.
Flight duration from Washington to Phoenix
4h 42m
Average temperature for October in Phoenix
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Phoenix
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington to Phoenix

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington to Phoenix 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
Frontier
$104 $240 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$138 $252 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$152 $374 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$180 $441 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$183 $417 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Phoenix.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 83% of WAS to PHX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 10% of WAS to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of WAS to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Phoenix.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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