Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington (CMH - WAS)

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The best prices from Columbus to Washington are usually found in August or June, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbus (CMH) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to WAS flight in 2021: compare Columbus to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
CMH - WAS
Price
$156 - $227
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$156

From Columbus to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$87

One-way flight from Columbus to Washington (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington (CMH - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Columbus Airport 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 23% on airfare.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Columbus Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $195. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $106. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbus Airport to Washington?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 27% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus Airport to Washington, book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 68% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $254 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $356.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CMH to WAS flights for October, November
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$118pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$120pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Columbus found for this year
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$118pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$119pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Washington from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Washington direct flight deals
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$155pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
13 Dec - 22 Dec
$155pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$165pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Columbus, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$118pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$120pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Washington from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Washington
2:59 pm - 7:27 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 28m
CMH - BWI
Delta
$87
Delta
2:36 am - 4:00 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 24m
CMH - DCA
American Airlines
8:24 am - 5:31 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 07m
CMH - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$92
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Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Washington

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Columbus to Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus Airport to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus Airport to Washington is less than $180.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbus Airport to Washington?

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

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from Columbus Airport to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 71% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbus Airport to Washington?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Columbus Airport to Washington in about 1h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 17h 17m. The distance between Columbus Airport and Washington is about 299 mi. 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 Columbus Airport to Washington round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Columbus Airport to Washington is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $118 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $146 and $155 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington for 39% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Columbus Airport to Washington are Spirit Airlines ($43), United Airlines ($78), and American Airlines ($78).

What are the most popular routes from Columbus Airport to Washington?

When deciding which route to take from Columbus Airport to Washington consider Columbus - Washington Dulles Intl, Columbus - Baltimore/Washington or Columbus - Washington Reagan-National as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Columbus Airport to Washington?

Before booking your flight from Columbus Airport to Washington check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus Airport to Washington?

Consider Ethiopian Air (95%), ANA (93%) or Austrian Airlines (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Columbus Airport to Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus Airport to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $83. While the most popular route (Columbus - Washington Dulles Intl) can be booked for $163 on average our data indicates $274 when flying from Columbus Airport to Washington

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington from Columbus?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington within the United States

Most visitors from Columbus need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

Do I need a test to fly back to Columbus from Washington?

Returning to Columbus from Washington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbus to Washington.
Flight duration from Columbus to Washington
1h 22m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbus to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
Delta
$48 $231 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$91 $267 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$100 $222 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards Washington.
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of CMH to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of CMH to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of CMH to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 20% of CMH to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Washington.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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