Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington (CMH - WAS)

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The best prices from Columbus to Washington are usually found in August or June, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbus (CMH) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to WAS flight in 2021: compare Columbus to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
C01 - WAS
Price
$156 - $227
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$156

From Columbus to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Columbus 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 Columbus to Washington?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 27% on the overall cost on flights from Columbus to Washington.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Columbus in August are about $195 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $106.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 68% by booking at least 27 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 Columbus to Washington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $254.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to Washington (C01 - WAS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Columbus to Washington in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CMH to WAS flights for October, November
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$121pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$134pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Columbus found for this year
1 Dec - 13 Dec
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$121pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Washington from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Washington direct flight deals
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$155pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$155pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$165pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Columbus, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$139pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
2 Nov - 2 Nov
$141pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$146pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Washington from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Washington
8:24 am - 5:31 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 07m
CMH - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$92
Kiwi.com
5:30 am - 6:45 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 15m
CMH - IAD
United Airlines
$95
United
6:37 am - 10:20 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 43m
CMH - DCA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Washington

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Columbus to Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $111, but on average you can expect to pay $138.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to Washington is less than $188.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbus to Washington?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 14 flights depart from Columbus to Washington per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 14% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbus to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from Columbus to Washington in 1h 18m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 299 mi between Columbus and Washington. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($111), American Airlines ($141), and United Airlines ($155) offers the cheapest pricing from Columbus to Washington. You may be able to fly from Columbus to Washington for 43% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Columbus to Washington are Spirit Airlines ($48), United Airlines ($78), and American Airlines ($78).

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Columbus to Washington.

What are the most popular routes from Columbus to Washington?

While some choose either Columbus - Washington Reagan-National or Columbus - Baltimore/Washington, Columbus - Washington Dulles Intl is the most popular route from Columbus to Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus to Washington?

While on average a flight from Columbus to Washington is generally $274, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $83. When looking at the most popular route, (Columbus - Washington Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay $164 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus to Washington?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Columbus to Washington consider choosing Ethiopian Air (95%), ANA (93%) or Austrian Airlines (92%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Columbus 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 Columbus.

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbus to Washington.
Flight duration from Columbus to Washington
1h 23m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbus to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$48 $263 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$91 $259 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$100 $244 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards Washington.
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of CMH to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of CMH to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of CMH to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of CMH to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Washington.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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