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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 September or January, booked 60 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
$133 - $198
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from RM 133 From Detroit to Washington
One-way from RM 56 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 28 days in advance to save up to 11% 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 28 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 $252, or $276 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 December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Detroit in February are about $243 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $119.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for DTT to WAS flights for September, October
13 Oct - 22 Oct
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Oct - 19 Oct
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Detroit found for this year
15 Nov - 3 Jan
$74pp
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 Nov - 14 Nov
$75pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Nov - 8 Nov
$76pp
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

Save time with Detroit to Washington direct flight deals
15 Nov - 3 Jan
$74pp
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 Nov - 14 Nov
$75pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Nov - 8 Nov
$76pp
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
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$197pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$197pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$197pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Washington from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Washington
6:48 am - 11:13 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
4h 25m
DTW - DCA
Major Airline
$56
StudentUniverse
5:54 am - 9:55 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
4h 01m
DTW - BWI
JetBlue
4:55 am - 6:30 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 35m
DTW - BWI
Delta
$104
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to Washington flights.

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.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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 $97.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.

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.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 60% 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 24m. Fly via 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 $74. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $97 round trip. Spirit Airlines is 55% 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 $36. Delta flights start at $49 while deals on Major Airline start at $56 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Washington
Flight duration
1h 33m
Average temperature for September in Washington
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Washington

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of DTT to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 30% of DTT to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% 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
29 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights