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The best prices from New York to Washington are usually found in November or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Washington (WAS)

NYC - WAS
Price
$176 - $217
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 176

From New York to Washington

One-way from

C$ 74

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Washington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 11% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 28 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Washington from $252 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $276 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Washington?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington from New York. Prices for February average $243 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $119. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 37% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Washington in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Washington in September, October 2020

The best prices found for NYC to WAS flights for September, October
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$86pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$106pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
25 Oct - 26 Oct
$115pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from New York found for this year
16 Nov - 20 Nov
$86pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$86pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$89pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Washington from New York

Save time with New York to Washington direct flight deals
24 Oct - 25 Oct
$137pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$137pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 Oct - 30 Oct
$137pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from New York, departing today and this week
10 Oct - 26 Oct
$157pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Oct - 26 Oct
$158pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Oct - 12 Oct
$189pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Washington from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Washington
4:20 pm - 1:43 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 23m
EWR - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$74
Kiwi.com
4:00 am - 9:25 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
5h 25m
EWR - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$80
ViajesElCorteInglés
3:55 pm - 5:18 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 23m
LGA - DCA
Delta
$84
Tripmonster

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $86, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Washington is less than $165.

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

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

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

Per day, 9 flights depart from New York to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Washington is generally hotter than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from New York to Washington?

Airlines like Delta fly from New York to Washington in about 1h 13m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between New York and Washington is about 212 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $86. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $137 round trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 55% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. Check flights for Delta, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Washington
Flight duration
1h 28m
Average temperature for September in Washington
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from New York to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of NYC to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of NYC to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of NYC to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to WAS departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Washington
Sunday
52 daily flights
Monday
56 daily flights
Tuesday
49 daily flights
Wednesday
65 daily flights
Thursday
48 daily flights
Friday
54 daily flights
Saturday
44 daily flights