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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 $133 From Detroit to Washington
One-way from $26 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.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Washington in July, August 2020

The best prices found for DTT to WAS flights for July, August
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$51pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$62pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$63pp
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 to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Detroit found for this year
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$51pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$62pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$63pp
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
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$51pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$62pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$63pp
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
27 Jun - 7 Jul
$119pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$121pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$127pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Washington from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Washington
5:25 pm - 6:58 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
DTW - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$26
KAYAK
5:25 pm - 6:58 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
DTW - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$35
KAYAK
5:25 pm - 6:58 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
DTW - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$36
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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 $51, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

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 $79.

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, Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 35 users have taken a look at flights from Detroit to Washington.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for Delta Air Lines, Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Detroit to Washington. On average you can find 141 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Detroit to Washington take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 2 hours, covering a distance of 239 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 6 flights from Detroit to Washington on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 17% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% 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.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Washington
Flight duration
1h 29m
Average temperature for July in Washington
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Washington
4.0 ″

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 32% of DTT to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% 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
12 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights