Cheap flights from Phoenix to Washington (PHX - WAS)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Washington are usually found in August or July, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to WAS flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
PHX - WAS
Price
$236 - $388
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Phoenix to Washington

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Washington?

Users have found that flying from Phoenix to Washington on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Phoenix to Washington from $262 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $293 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Phoenix with a flight ticket averaging about $285. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Washington (PHX - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Phoenix to Washington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PHX to WAS flights for May, June
19 May - 22 May
$189pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 May - 29 Jun
$227pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 May - 9 Jun
$232pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Phoenix found for this year
19 May - 22 May
$189pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 May - 29 Jun
$227pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 May - 9 Jun
$232pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Washington direct flight deals
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$265pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$265pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$275pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Phoenix, departing today and this week
19 May - 22 May
$189pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 May - 9 Jun
$232pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 May - 22 May
$237pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Washington
3:00 pm - 1:05 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
19h 05m
PHX - BWI
Sun Country Air
8:49 pm - 9:24 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 35m
PHX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$131
mytrip.com
4:37 am - 11:52 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
4h 15m
PHX - IAD
United Airlines
$133
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Phoenix</span> to <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Phoenix to Washington?

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Phoenix to Washington. You should not have trouble finding flights to Washington from Sky Harbor Intl; the airport handles an average of 5 outbound flights to Washington per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights from the Phoenix airport to Washington. It is only a 4.5 mi journey to Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) from Phoenix’s city center.

Can I find flights from Phoenix to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $189, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to Washington for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Washington is less than $313.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Phoenix to Washington?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

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

4 flight departures from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Washington per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 108 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Washington is typically colder than in Phoenix. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Washington?

A quick flight from Phoenix to Washington can take about 4h 15m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $265. The distance from Phoenix to Washington is about 1963 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $189, Frontier will fly you from Phoenix to Washington and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $265 and $265, respectively. These flights start at 45% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $85 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Sun Country Air from $105 and Spirit Airlines from $118 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Phoenix to Washington.
Flight duration
4h 42m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Phoenix to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix to Washington 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
Frontier
$100 $238 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$136 $266 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$215 $296 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$158 $298 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$192 $384 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$179 $387 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$188 $433 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards Washington.
Morning 6 AM to noon 71% of PHX to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of PHX to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of PHX to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHX to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Washington.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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