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)

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to WAS flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
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

$36

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 34% 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 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ATL to WAS flights for June, July
20 Jul - 20 Jul
$75pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
10 Jul - 14 Aug
$78pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
22 Jun - 19 Jul
$81pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Atlanta found for this year
20 Jul - 20 Jul
$75pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
10 Jul - 14 Aug
$78pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
22 Jun - 19 Jul
$81pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to Washington from Atlanta

Save time with Atlanta to Washington direct flight deals
20 Jul - 20 Jul
$75pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
10 Jul - 14 Aug
$78pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$82pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Atlanta, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 19 Jul
$81pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
22 Jun - 19 Jul
$83pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
22 Jun - 30 Jun
$94pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Washington from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to Washington
5:20 pm - 7:12 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 52m
ATL - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$36
mytrip.com
3:45 pm - 5:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 52m
ATL - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$37
mytrip.com
8:25 am - 10:13 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 48m
ATL - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$41
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Atlanta to Washington?

For a flight from Atlanta to Washington, you will be flying from Hartsfield-Jackson. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is just 8.2 mi from the center of the city. Hartsfield-Jackson is the only Atlanta airport and it handles 54 outbound flights to Washington per day. 7 airlines have flights to Washington from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson on a regular basis.

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 $75, but on average you can expect to pay $93.

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 $101.

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: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 11 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 27% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 55% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% 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. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $137. 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 $75. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $117, and United Airlines, from $117. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 61% 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 ($36) and Delta ($59).

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Atlanta to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 51m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 6 airlines flying from Atlanta to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta to Washington 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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Atlanta towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of ATL to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of ATL to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Atlanta to Washington.
Sunday
55 daily flights
Monday
64 daily flights
Tuesday
54 daily flights
Wednesday
44 daily flights
Thursday
49 daily flights
Friday
59 daily flights
Saturday
55 daily flights
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