Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

NYC — WAS
Feb 12 — Feb 191

The best prices from New York to Washington, D.C. are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to WAS flight in 2023: compare New York to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..

NYC - WAS

Price

$137 - $217

WAS

Temperature

35.6 - 80.6 °F

WAS

Rainfall

2.6 - 4 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$137From New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)
One-way from$45One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 33% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Find a great deal and save up to 70% by booking at least 40 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Washington, D.C. within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $233.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Washington, D.C.?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington, D.C. from New York. Prices for February average $194 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $97. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 11% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Washington, D.C. (NYC - WAS)?

When flying from New York to Washington, D.C., the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 15% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Washington, D.C. in February, March 2023

The best prices found for NYC to WAS flights for February, March

New York to Washington, D.C. 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from New York found for this year

Cheap Delta flights from New York to Washington, D.C.

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from New York to Washington, D.C. is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $229.08 RT. This price is typically 56% cheaper than other airlines that offer New York to Washington, D.C. flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $123. New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport is the most common New York airport to take off from when flying to Washington, D.C.. Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Washington, D.C.. When flying from New York to Washington, D.C., Delta flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from New York to Washington, D.C.

  • If you’re traveling from New York to Washington, D.C., one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $353.20 RT. This price is typically 31% more expensive than other airlines that offer New York to Washington, D.C. flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $169. The most popular departure airport in New York when flying to Washington, D.C. is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Washington, D.C. is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. When flying from New York to Washington, D.C., United Airlines flights are 17% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

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Last minute flights from New York to Washington, D.C.

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One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Washington, D.C.

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Washington, D.C.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

JetBlue
7.7
Good
387 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,211 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Southwest
7.5
Good
961 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Washington, D.C. flights.

Which airlines flying from New York to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Delta, 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.

Can I find flights from New York to Washington, D.C. for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Washington, D.C. for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $90, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Washington, D.C. for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Washington, D.C. under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Washington, D.C. is less than $124.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Washington, D.C. for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Washington, D.C.?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

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

How long is the flight from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from New York to Washington, D.C. in just under 1h 17m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 54m. There are 228 mi between New York and Washington, D.C.. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $90, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Washington, D.C..Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and American Airlines. Spirit Airlines is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Washington, D.C.?

The most popular route from New York to Washington, D.C. is New York LaGuardia - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National. You may also consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Baltimore/Washington.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Consider Train, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Washington, D.C..

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Washington, D.C.?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New York to Washington, D.C. consider choosing Endeavor Airlines (92%), China Eastern (86%) or KLM (85%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Washington, D.C.? While on average our users pay $1,556, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $91. The most popular route (New York LaGuardia - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National), is priced around $128.

Top 7 airlines flying from New York to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Washington, D.C. choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Croatia AirlinesCheapest$45Average$62FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$123Average$229FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$127Average$233FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$128Average$251FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$169Average$353FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$192Average$334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from New York to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York to Washington, D.C.
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
28%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
40%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
25%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from New York to Washington, D.C.

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Washington, D.C.
Sunday132daily flights
Monday175daily flights
Tuesday159daily flights
Wednesday157daily flights
Thursday167daily flights
Friday162daily flights
Saturday98daily flights
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