Cheap flights from Buffalo to Washington (BUF - WAS)

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The best prices from Buffalo to Washington are usually found in August or September, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to WAS flight in 2021: compare Buffalo to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
BUF - WAS
Price
$209 - $264
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$209

From Buffalo to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from Buffalo to Washington (WAS)

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 Buffalo to Washington?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 19% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Washington (BUF - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Buffalo to Washington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

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

Flights from Buffalo to Washington lean towards being more expensive in February. Prices are generally better when you fly from Buffalo to Washington in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $107.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Buffalo to Washington, book at least 34 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 62% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $305 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $451.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for BUF to WAS flights for October, November
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$163pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
25 Nov - 27 Nov
$164pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Buffalo found for this year
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$156pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$163pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

Non-stop flights to Washington from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to Washington direct flight deals
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
17 Jan - 22 Jan
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$165pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Buffalo, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$202pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$222pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$234pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to Washington from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Washington
1:21 pm - 12:55 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 34m
BUF - BWI
Frontier
$101
Kiwi.com
10:31 am - 4:53 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 22m
BUF - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$108
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 5:59 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 59m
BUF - DCA
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Washington

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

For a flight from Buffalo to Washington, you will be flying from Buffalo. Buffalo (BUF) is just 8.3 mi from the center of the city. Buffalo is the only Buffalo airport and it handles 10 outbound flights to Washington per day. 5 airlines have flights to Washington from Buffalo on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Buffalo to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

Are there nonstop flights from Buffalo to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Buffalo to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Buffalo to Washington is less than $196.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Washington for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Buffalo to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Buffalo to Washington?

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

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

Travelers can expect 5 flights from Buffalo to Washington on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 80% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Washington?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Buffalo to Washington in about 1h 16m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 26m. The distance from Buffalo to Washington is about 285 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($137), United Airlines ($155), and Delta ($173) offers the cheapest pricing from Buffalo to Washington. American Airlines is priced at 44% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$74 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Frontier, with prices starting from $74 and $83, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Buffalo to Washington?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Buffalo to Washington are Air Wisconsin (93%), SAS (87%) and Brussels Airlines (87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Washington?

On average you can expect to pay $213 for a flight from Buffalo to Washington. The cheapest flight overall is $110 while the most popular route, (Buffalo - Washington Dulles Intl) is currently priced at $173.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Buffalo to Washington?

Before booking your flight from Buffalo to Washington check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most popular routes from Buffalo to Washington?

The most popular route from Buffalo to Washington is Buffalo - Washington Dulles Intl. You may also consider Buffalo - Washington Reagan-National or Buffalo - Baltimore/Washington.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington from Buffalo?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington within the United States

Most visitors from Buffalo need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Buffalo are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

Do I need a test to fly back to Buffalo from Washington?

Returning to Buffalo from Washington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Buffalo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Buffalo.

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to Washington.
Flight duration from BUF to Washington
1h 19m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Buffalo to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo 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
Delta
$97 $249 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$99 $205 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $313 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$120 $278 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Buffalo towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of BUF to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 26% of BUF to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of BUF to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 18% of BUF to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Buffalo to Washington.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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