Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C. (CMH - WAS)

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The best prices from Columbus to Washington, D.C. 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, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to WAS flight in 2022: compare Columbus to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
CMH - WAS
Price
$156 - $227
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
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, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$116

One-way flight from Columbus 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C.?

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C., book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 68% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $254 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $356.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Columbus to Washington, D.C. is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 27% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus to Washington, D.C.?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington, D.C. from Columbus with a flight ticket averaging about $195. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $106. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

The best prices found for CMH to WAS flights for May, June
25 May - 25 May
$190pp
CMH
Columbus
Delta
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 May - 25 May
$192pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
24 May - 31 May
$193pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus found for this year
25 May - 25 May
$190pp
CMH
Columbus
Delta
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 May - 25 May
$192pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
24 May - 31 May
$193pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

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

Save time with Columbus to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
25 May - 25 May
$202pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
26 May - 29 May
$209pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
24 May - 31 May
$209pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus, departing today and this week
18 May - 21 May
$212pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
21 May - 24 May
$219pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
22 May - 25 May
$241pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

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

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
8:06 am - 3:33 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 27m
CMH - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$116
Gotogate
2:00 am - 3:13 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 13m
CMH - IAD
United Airlines
$120
United
10:55 am - 6:00 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 05m
CMH - DCA
Delta
$129
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Washington, D.C.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Columbus to Washington, D.C. have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $190, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C. for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C. under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C. is less than $238.

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

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Columbus to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Washington, D.C., with prices starting at $190. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $193 and $202, respectively. Users have found that Delta is 2% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $76 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $98 and United Airlines from $109 one-way.

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

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

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

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

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

While on average a flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C. is generally $234, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $128. When looking at the most popular route, (Columbus - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay $192 for that flight.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus 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 Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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

Returning to Columbus 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 Columbus.

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

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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 Columbus to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
1h 19m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
American Airlines
$57 $220 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$87 $180 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$102 $223 No cancel fee 69%

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards Washington, D.C..
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of CMH to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of CMH to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 19% of CMH to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 17% of CMH to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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