Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington (DTT - WAS)

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The best prices from Detroit All airports 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
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 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 (DTT) to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$59

One-way flight from Detroit (DTT) 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 Detroit to Washington?

Flights from Detroit to Washington are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Washington.

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

When flying from Detroit to Washington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the evening.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Washington, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 50% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $231 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $299.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from Detroit. Users have commonly found prices around $197 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $91. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DTT to WAS flights for October, November
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$77pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$79pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$80pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Detroit found for this year
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$77pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$79pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$80pp
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
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$77pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$79pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$80pp
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
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$89pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$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
28 Oct - 28 Oct
$102pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Washington from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Washington
4:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 15m
DTW - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$59
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 4:30 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 30m
DTW - BWI
Delta
$67
Delta
2:35 am - 11:43 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
33h 08m
DTW - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$73
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Washington

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 37 outbound flights to Washington per day.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $77, 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 $96.

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: Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 4 flights from Detroit to Washington on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 75% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to Washington?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and American Airlines fly from Detroit to Washington in about 1h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 48m. The distance from Detroit to Washington is about 385 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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 $77. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $102 round trip. These flights start at 60% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 $35. American Airlines flights start at $67 while deals on Delta start at $67 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit to Washington?

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to Washington?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Detroit to Washington consider choosing ANA (89%), Copa Airlines (87%) or Republic Airways (87%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Washington?

While on average a flight from Detroit to Washington is generally $202, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $78. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Washington Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay $133 for that flight.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Detroit 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 Detroit.

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Washington.
Flight duration from DTT to Washington
1h 32m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit All airports 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
Spirit Airlines
$60 $186 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$88 $242 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$89 $253 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$103 $250 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$163 $164 No cancel fee 62%

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 38% of DTT to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of DTT to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of DTT to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% 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
34 daily flights
Monday
44 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
39 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
28 daily flights
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