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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 Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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

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

$66

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 Monday 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 11% 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 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington in January, February 2021

18 Feb - 23 Feb
$57pp
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
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$77pp
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
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$80pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Washington 2021 flight deals

18 Feb - 23 Feb
$57pp
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
11 Mar - 14 Mar
$59pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Mar - 12 Mar
$61pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Washington from Detroit

18 Feb - 23 Feb
$57pp
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
11 Mar - 14 Mar
$59pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Mar - 12 Mar
$61pp
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

31 Jan - 13 Feb
$100pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Feb - 11 Feb
$114pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$130pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Washington from Detroit

2:00 am - 8:16 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 16m
DTW - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$66
Gotogate
8:45 am - 10:12 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 27m
DTW - DCA
Delta
$67
Delta
11:17 am - 3:45 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 28m
DTW - DCA
American Airlines

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Detroit to Washington are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $57, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Washington is less than $98.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Washington for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to Washington?

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

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

Travelers can expect 5 flights from Detroit to Washington on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 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, Spirit 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 United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $57. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $59 round trip. United Airlines is 71% 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 United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $29. American Airlines flights start at $30 while deals on Spirit Airlines start at $41 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Flight duration
1h 30m
Average temperature for January in Washington
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Washington
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit to Washington

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of DTT to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of DTT to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 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
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights