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Cheap flights from Newark to Washington (EWR - WAS)

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The best prices from Newark to Washington are usually found in August or June, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to Washington (WAS)

EWR - WAS
Price
$116 - $297
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Newark to Washington

One-way from

$72

One-way flight from Newark 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 Newark to Washington?

Flights from Newark to Washington are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Washington.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Newark to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington from Newark. Prices for August average $285 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark to Washington (EWR - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Newark to Washington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to Washington in January, February 2021

The best prices found for EWR to WAS flights for January, February
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$79pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$88pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Newark found for this year
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$79pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$88pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Washington from Newark

Save time with Newark to Washington direct flight deals
16 Mar - 23 Mar
$177pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
16 Mar - 22 Mar
$177pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$220pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Newark, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$79pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$96pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Washington from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Washington
8:29 am - 5:29 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
9h 00m
EWR - DCA
JetBlue
7:21 am - 5:14 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 53m
EWR - IAD
Frontier
$74
Destinia
2:00 am - 1:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 39m
EWR - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$76
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Newark to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Newark to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark 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 Newark 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Newark to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Newark to Washington include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Newark to Washington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Train, and Bus are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Newark to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $79, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark to Washington is less than $264.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark to Washington for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

Is Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl'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 Newark to Washington?

For as low as $257, United Airlines can have you in Washington from Newark in 1h 10m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($79), and Frontier ($104) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark to Washington. These flights start at 57% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Newark to Washington are Spirit Airlines ($40), Frontier ($52), and JetBlue ($67).

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Newark to Washington
Average temperature for January in Washington
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Washington
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of EWR to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of EWR to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of EWR to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of EWR to WAS departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Washington
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights