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

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The best prices from New York to Washington, D.C. are usually found in April or July, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: compare New York to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
NYC - WAS
Price
$134 - $227
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$134

From New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Washington, D.C.?

Find a great deal and save up to 111% by booking at least 31 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 $235.

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 morning, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight at noon.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington, D.C. from New York. Prices for April average $172 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $113. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a April flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in September

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from New York to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to WAS flights for May, June
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$138pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 May - 31 May
$144pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 May - 21 May
$147pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from New York found for this year
25 May - 25 May
$136pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$138pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 May - 24 May
$142pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from New York

Save time with New York to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$138pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$153pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$157pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from New York, departing today and this week
25 May - 25 May
$136pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
24 May - 24 May
$142pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
24 May - 24 May
$143pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

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

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Washington, D.C.
6:35 am - 8:32 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 57m
SWF - BWI
Frontier
$88
Kiwi.com
2:05 am - 7:31 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 26m
LGA - BWI
Delta
$89
Delta
11:30 am - 8:51 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 21m
LGA - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$94
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Washington, D.C.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

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 $162.

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

United Airlines, at $119, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Washington, D.C..Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and American Airlines. United Airlines is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Washington, D.C. one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Allegiant Air from $73 and Frontier from $74 one-way.

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

Consider Train, Delta or Juneyao 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 China Eastern (89%), LATAM Airlines (87%) or China Airlines (86%) 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 $213, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $42. The most popular route (New York LaGuardia - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National), is priced around $158.

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. Reagan-National or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington, D.C..

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to New York from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from New York to Washington, D.C.
1h 21m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
$107 $180 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$117 $218 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$117 $222 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$126 $243 No cancel fee 69%

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Washington, D.C..
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of NYC to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of NYC to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of NYC to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of NYC to WAS departures
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..
Sunday
133 daily flights
Monday
139 daily flights
Tuesday
152 daily flights
Wednesday
164 daily flights
Thursday
158 daily flights
Friday
158 daily flights
Saturday
96 daily flights
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