Cheap flights from Boston to Washington (BOS - WAS)

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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)

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

$68

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 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Boston to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 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 $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

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

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 20% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Boston to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for BOS to WAS flights for June, July
7 Jul - 8 Sep
$115pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
7 Jul - 8 Sep
$132pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$141pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Boston to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Boston found for this year
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$78pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$82pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$84pp
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
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$78pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$82pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$84pp
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
22 Jun - 21 Jul
$148pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$149pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
22 Jun - 2 Jul
$155pp
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
7:00 am - 8:42 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 42m
BOS - DCA
Major Airline
$68
StudentUniverse
8:00 am - 9:38 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 38m
BOS - DCA
JetBlue
3:00 am - 6:30 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
3h 30m
BOS - DCA
United Airlines
$76
United

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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

Boston Logan Intl (BOS) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Boston to Washington. You should not have trouble finding flights to Washington from Logan Intl; the airport handles an average of 30 outbound flights to Washington per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 10 airlines have flights from the Boston airport to Washington. It is only a 2.6 mi journey to Logan Intl (BOS) from Boston’s city center.

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 $78, but on average you can expect to pay $117.

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 $125.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Boston to Washington?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 4 flights depart from Boston Logan Intl to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and JetBlue can get you from Boston to Washington in just under 1h 34m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Boston and Washington is about 414 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $78, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from JetBlue and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $133 and $133, respectively. These flights start at 54% 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 $36. Delta flights start at $67 while deals on United Airlines start at $67 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Boston to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Boston

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Boston towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of BOS to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of BOS to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of BOS to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of BOS to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Boston to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Boston to Washington.
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
44 daily flights
Tuesday
37 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
43 daily flights
Friday
30 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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