Cheap flights from Durham to Washington (RDU - WAS)

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The best prices from Durham to Washington are usually found in August or December, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Durham (RDU) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to WAS flight in 2021: compare Durham to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
RDU - WAS
Price
$137 - $167
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Durham to Washington

One-way from

$102

One-way flight from Durham 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 Durham to Washington?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 58% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Durham to Washington, book at least 43 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $262 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from Durham. Users have commonly found prices around $285 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $90. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to Washington (RDU - WAS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Durham to Washington in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Durham to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to WAS flights for May, June
3 Jun - 10 Jun
$127pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 25 May
$140pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Durham to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Durham found for this year
8 Jul - 12 Jul
$127pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
27 Sep - 14 Oct
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Washington from Durham

Save time with Durham to Washington direct flight deals
8 Jul - 12 Jul
$127pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
27 Sep - 14 Oct
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
27 Sep - 14 Oct
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Durham to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Durham, departing today and this week
24 May - 25 May
$140pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 25 May
$161pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
19 May - 22 May
$168pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Washington from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to Washington
1:00 am - 7:07 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
6h 07m
RDU - DCA
Major Airline
$102
StudentUniverse
7:00 am - 4:18 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 18m
RDU - IAD
Frontier
$103
Kiwi.com
4:15 am - 5:23 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 08m
RDU - IAD
United Airlines
$104
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Durham to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU), located 11.1 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Raleigh to Washington. 6 airlines have flights from Raleigh-Durham to Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Washington should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 9 outbound flights to Washington per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $127, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Durham to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Durham to Washington is less than $160.

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

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

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Washington is typically colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Durham to Washington?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from Durham to Washington in about 1h 04m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Durham to Washington round-trip from $127. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $133, and American Airlines, from $140. Users have found that United Airlines is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Durham to Washington one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $67 and Spirit Airlines from $72 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Durham to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 12m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Durham to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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
$40 $104 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$57 $201 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$53 $212 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$83 $274 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Durham to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durham towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of RDU to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of RDU to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of RDU to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Durham to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durham to Washington.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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