Cheap flights from Austin to Washington (AUS - WAS)

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The best prices from Austin to Washington are usually found in February or January, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Austin (AUS) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best AUS to WAS flight in 2021: compare Austin to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
AUS - WAS
Price
$160 - $247
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$160

From Austin to Washington

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Austin 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 Austin to Washington?

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Austin to Washington. 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 Washington.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 43 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Austin to Washington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $262.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Washington from Austin average $285. You can even find prices in August for less than $285, as users have found deals to Washington from as low as $90. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington from Austin. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Austin to Washington (AUS - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Austin to Washington in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 39% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Austin to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for AUS to WAS flights for May, June
25 May - 26 May
$152pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
19 May - 23 May
$162pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
21 May - 23 May
$163pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Austin to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Austin found for this year
25 May - 26 May
$152pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
19 May - 23 May
$162pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
21 May - 23 May
$163pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Non-stop flights to Washington from Austin

Save time with Austin to Washington direct flight deals
12 Oct - 13 Oct
$237pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Major Airline
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
17 Aug - 25 Aug
$263pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$283pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Last minute flights from Austin to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Austin, departing today and this week
19 May - 23 May
$162pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
21 May - 23 May
$163pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
19 May - 23 May
$171pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Washington from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Washington
2:00 am - 9:48 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 48m
AUS - BWI
Delta
$99
Delta
8:50 am - 7:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 07m
AUS - BWI
Frontier
$100
Kiwi.com
4:01 am - 12:27 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 26m
AUS - BWI
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Austin to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin Bergstrom to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

For a flight from Austin to Washington, you will be flying from Austin Bergstrom. Austin Bergstrom (AUS) is just 7.5 mi from the center of the city. Austin Bergstrom is the only Austin airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Washington per day. 8 airlines have flights to Washington from Austin Bergstrom on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Austin to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Austin to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $152, but on average you can expect to pay $179.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Austin to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Austin to Washington is less than $368.

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

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

Is Austin weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Expect the weather to be around 97 °F on average in August. 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 colder than in Austin.

How long is the flight from Austin to Washington?

A quick flight from Austin to Washington can take about 3h 06m. Major Airline provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $237. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($152), Spirit Airlines ($162), and Delta ($197) offers the cheapest pricing from Austin to Washington. American Airlines is currently priced 23% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $72 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $77 and Delta from $99 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Austin to Washington.
Flight duration
3h 13m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Austin to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Austin 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
Frontier
$48 $173 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$99 $196 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$87 $269 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$102 $282 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$112 $336 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$173 $380 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$418 $525 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Austin to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Austin towards Washington.
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Weekly flight availability
from Austin to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Austin to Washington.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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