Cheap flights from Atlanta to Washington (ATL - WAS)

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The best prices from Atlanta to Washington are usually found in August or May, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Atlanta (ATL) to Washington (WAS)

ATL - WAS
Price
$168 - $242
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$168

From Atlanta to Washington

One-way from

$54

One-way flight from Atlanta to Washington

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 Atlanta to Washington?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 33% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 14% 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 43 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 Atlanta to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $262, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Atlanta to Washington lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Atlanta to Washington in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Atlanta to Washington (ATL - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Atlanta to Washington at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Washington in March, April 2021

17 Apr - 20 Apr
$54pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$56pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$59pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta to Washington 2021 flight deals

17 Apr - 20 Apr
$54pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$56pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$59pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to Washington from Atlanta

17 Apr - 20 Apr
$54pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$56pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$59pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to Washington

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$76pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
10 Mar - 15 Mar
$79pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$80pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Washington from Atlanta

2:21 am - 3:16 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
24h 55m
ATL - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$54
Gotogate
12:40 pm - 2:21 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 41m
ATL - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$58
FareScan
9:38 am - 11:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 27m
ATL - BWI
Frontier
$59
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Atlanta to Washington 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 Atlanta and Washington 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $71.

Are there nonstop flights from Atlanta to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta to Washington is less than $75.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Atlanta to Washington?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 24 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

Is Atlanta weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Washington is generally the same as in Atlanta.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Washington?

A quick flight from Atlanta to Washington can take about 1h 41m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $54. There are 537 mi between Atlanta and Washington. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Atlanta to Washington round-trip from $54. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 72% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Atlanta to Washington are Spirit Airlines ($27) and Frontier ($41).

Destination information for Washington

Flight duration
1h 46m
Average temperature for March in Washington
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Washington
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 6 airlines flying from Atlanta to Washington

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$60 $155 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$70 $265 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$104 $266 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$118 $293 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$96 $328 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$243 $408 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to Washington

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of ATL to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of ATL to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of ATL to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ATL to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to Washington
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
44 daily flights
Thursday
25 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
29 daily flights