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 Thursday or Friday and return on a Friday

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

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to WAS flight in 2021: compare Newark to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
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

$94

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 morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EWR to WAS flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 7 Jul
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
25 May - 1 Jun
$154pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple 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
23 Sep - 23 Sep
$136pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Washington from Newark

Save time with Newark to Washington direct flight deals
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$149pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
27 May - 5 Jun
$169pp
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
18 May - 19 May
$164pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 3 Jun
$176pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 May - 26 May
$178pp
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
3:00 am - 4:18 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 18m
EWR - IAD
Frontier
$94
Destinia
2:58 pm - 5:27 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 29m
EWR - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$106
Kiwi.com
6:50 am - 8:13 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
25h 23m
EWR - BWI
Allegiant Air
$107
Gotogate

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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.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $149, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

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 $209.

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

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

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Newark to Washington on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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 $189, United Airlines can have you in Washington from Newark in 1h 09m. Newark and Washington are separated by a distance of 212 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($149), and Spirit Airlines ($155) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark to Washington. These flights start at 18% 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 ($56), Frontier ($69), and Allegiant Air ($90).

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Newark to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of EWR to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% 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
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to Washington.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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