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The best prices from Boston to Washington are usually found in August or July, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Boston (BOS) to Washington (WAS)

BOS - WAS
Price
$106 - $207
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$106

From Boston to Washington

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Boston 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 Boston to Washington?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 21% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 111% on flights from Boston to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $235. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $341.

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

Flights from Boston to Washington lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Boston to Washington in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $113.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Boston to Washington (BOS - WAS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Boston to Washington in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Boston to Washington in November, December 2020

The best prices found for BOS to WAS flights for November, December
20 Dec - 13 Jan
$44pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$47pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$48pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Boston to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Boston found for next year
20 Dec - 13 Jan
$44pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$47pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$48pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Boston

Save time with Boston to Washington direct flight deals
6 Jan - 12 Jan
$40pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
20 Dec - 13 Jan
$44pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$48pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Last minute flights from Boston to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Boston, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 11 Dec
$47pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$81pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
5 Dec - 7 Dec
$87pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Boston

The cheapest one-way flights from Boston to Washington
3:00 am - 4:32 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 32m
BOS - DCA
JetBlue
4:52 am - 3:42 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 50m
BOS - BWI
Frontier
$50
Kiwi.com
12:48 pm - 5:18 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 30m
BOS - IAD
Delta
$53
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Boston to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Boston to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Boston 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 Boston 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 Boston Logan Intl to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Boston Logan Intl to Washington include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Boston Logan Intl to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like JetBlue, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Boston Logan Intl to Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Boston to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $40, but on average you can expect to pay $55.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Boston to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Boston to Washington is less than $65.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Boston to Washington?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday.

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from Boston Logan Intl to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% of flight departures

Is Boston weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Washington is typically hotter than in Boston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Boston to Washington?

JetBlue, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines can get you from Boston to Washington in just under 1h 32m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Boston and Washington is about 400 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Boston to Washington round-trip?

Currently priced at $40, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Boston to Washington and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 76% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $20. Frontier flights start at $48 while deals on JetBlue start at $49 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Boston to Washington
Flight duration
1h 29m
Average temperature for November in Washington
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Boston

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines from Boston to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Boston 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
$70 $154 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$69 $197 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$80 $236 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$80 $246 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$80 $247 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Boston to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of BOS to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of BOS to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of BOS to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of BOS to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Boston to Washington
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights