Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to Washington (WAS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best null to WAS flight in 2021: compare Iowa to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to Washington?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Iowa with a flight ticket averaging about $322. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $191. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 44% 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 54 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 Iowa to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $412, or $484 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Washington (IA - WAS)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Iowa to Washington as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Iowa to WAS flights for October, November
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$141pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$147pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$148pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

Iowa to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Iowa found for this year
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$141pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$147pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$148pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

Non-stop flights to Washington from Iowa

Save time with Iowa to Washington direct flight deals
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$187pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$197pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Iowa, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$188pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$193pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$196pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Washington from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to Washington
8:25 am - 6:27 am
Frontier
2 Stops
22h 02m
CID - IAD
Frontier
$118
Kiwi.com
5:38 am - 10:27 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 49m
CID - BWI
American Airlines
6:45 am - 6:43 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 58m
DSM - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$131
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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to Washington

Which airlines flying from Iowa to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Iowa to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $141, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Iowa to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Iowa to Washington is less than $284.

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

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

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $64. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Iowa to Washington for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Washington?

While some choose either Des Moines - Baltimore/Washington or Des Moines - Washington Reagan-National, Des Moines - Washington Dulles Intl is the most popular route from Iowa to Washington.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Iowa to Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to Washington?

On average you can expect to pay $333 for a flight from Iowa to Washington. The cheapest flight overall is $156 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Washington Dulles Intl) is currently priced at $247.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Iowa 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 Iowa.

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

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Departure points for flights from Iowa to Washington

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Iowa to Washington.
Flight duration from Iowa to Washington
2h 34m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Iowa to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa 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
United Airlines
$95 $345 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$133 $286 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$148 $380 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$200 $398 No cancel fee 71%
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