Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington (DTT - WAS)

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The best prices from Detroit to Washington are usually found in July or August, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to WAS flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
DTT - WAS
Price
$137 - $219
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Detroit to Washington

One-way from

$73

One-way flight from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 13% on the overall cost on flights from Detroit to Washington.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Detroit to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $262, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Detroit in August are about $285 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Washington (DTT - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Detroit to Washington in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to WAS flights for May, June
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$102pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5 Jun - 12 Jun
$127pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Jun - 27 Jul
$127pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Detroit found for this year
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$102pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Aug - 5 Sep
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Aug - 22 Aug
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Washington from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Washington direct flight deals
18 Aug - 5 Sep
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Aug - 22 Aug
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Detroit, departing today and this week
19 May - 24 May
$147pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 May - 30 May
$152pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 25 May
$168pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Washington from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Washington
3:50 am - 11:04 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 14m
DTW - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$73
Kiwi.com
9:45 am - 1:56 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 11m
DTW - DCA
American Airlines
4:20 pm - 6:01 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 41m
DTW - IAD
Delta
$77
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Detroit All airports (DTT), located 0.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Detroit to Washington. 6 airlines have flights from All airports to Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Detroit All airports to Washington should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 25 outbound flights to Washington per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $102, but on average you can expect to pay $131.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Washington is less than $136.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to Washington?

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

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Detroit to Washington on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Washington is generally hotter than in Detroit. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from Detroit to Washington in 1h 22m. Fly via United Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance from Detroit to Washington is about 385 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $102. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $121 and $133, respectively. Spirit Airlines is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit 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 $50. Delta flights start at $64 while deals on United Airlines start at $69 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 34m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit 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
Frontier
$163 $164 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$60 $186 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$88 $242 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$103 $250 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$89 $253 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of DTT to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 37% of DTT to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of DTT to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Washington.
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
31 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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