Cheap flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. (CHS - WAS)

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The best prices from Charleston to Washington, D.C. are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Charleston (CHS) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CHS to WAS flight in 2022: compare Charleston to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
CHS - WAS
Price
$127 - $239
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$127

From Charleston to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$120

One-way flight from Charleston to Washington, D.C. (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 month to fly from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington, D.C. from Charleston. Prices for August average $184 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $95. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in December

How far in advance should I book a flight from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 63% on flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $201. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $294.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 64% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Charleston to Washington, D.C. (CHS - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Charleston to Washington, D.C. in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHS to WAS flights for May, June
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$186pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
17 Jun - 26 Jun
$186pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$193pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston

Charleston to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Charleston found for this year
31 Aug - 17 Sep
$162pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
31 Aug - 17 Sep
$162pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
31 Aug - 17 Sep
$169pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Charleston

Save time with Charleston to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
31 Aug - 17 Sep
$162pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
31 Aug - 17 Sep
$162pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$174pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston

Last minute flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Charleston, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$261pp
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston
2 Jun - 5 Jun
$272pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
3 Jun - 5 Jun
$272pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Charleston

The cheapest one-way flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C.
6:24 am - 7:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 26m
CHS - IAD
United Airlines
$120
United
1:21 am - 8:22 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
7h 01m
CHS - DCA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Charleston to Washington, D.C.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Charleston (CHS), located 10.2 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C.. 6 airlines have flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. on a regular basis. Booking flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 15 outbound flights to Washington, D.C. per day.

Which airlines flying from Charleston to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $184.

Are there nonstop flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charleston to Washington, D.C. is less than $212.

Are there last-minute flights available from Charleston to Washington, D.C. for under $300?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Charleston to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

Travelers can expect 11 flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 27% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Departing from Charleston to Washington, D.C. will take you 1h 26m. Charleston and Washington, D.C. are separated by a distance of 444 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 Charleston to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C. round-trip from $162. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $162, and Delta, from $180. United Airlines is 11% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Charleston to Washington, D.C. one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $93. United Airlines flights start at $93 while deals on Delta start at $102 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Before booking your flight to Washington, D.C. from Charleston, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air Wisconsin (92%), Air Canada (87%), Brussels Airlines( 84%).

What are the cheapest flights from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Charleston to Washington, D.C.? While on average our users pay $297, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $120. The most popular route (Charleston - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National), is priced around $195.

What are the most popular routes from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

The most popular flight routes from Charleston to Washington, D.C. are Charleston - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National, Charleston - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl and Charleston - Baltimore/Washington.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Charleston to Washington, D.C.?

Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue are the most popular airlines when flying from Charleston to Washington, D.C..

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from Charleston?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Charleston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Charleston are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to Charleston from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to Charleston from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Charleston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Charleston.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Charleston to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from CHS to Washington, D.C.
1h 35m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Charleston

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Charleston to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Charleston to Washington, D.C. 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
$86 $185 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$95 $228 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$102 $208 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$140 $274 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Charleston to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Charleston towards Washington, D.C..
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of CHS to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of CHS to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of CHS to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of CHS to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Charleston to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Charleston to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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