Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C. (CMH - WAS)

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The best prices from Columbus to Washington, D.C. 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, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to WAS flight in 2022: compare Columbus to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
CMH - WAS
Price
$156 - $227
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
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, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$121

One-way flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington, D.C. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. (CMH - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. 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 day to fly round-trip from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

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, D.C.?

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C., 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, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CMH to WAS flights for May, June
17 Jun - 20 Jun
$188pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$197pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
28 Jun - 12 Jul
$201pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus found for this year
17 Jun - 20 Jun
$188pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$197pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
28 Jun - 12 Jul
$201pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
17 Jun - 20 Jun
$188pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$206pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
9 Jun - 13 Jun
$214pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$249pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$251pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$256pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
3:08 pm - 1:59 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 51m
CMH - BWI
Frontier
$121
Kiwi.com
10:27 am - 7:55 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 28m
CMH - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$127
Kiwi.com
6:30 am - 7:45 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 15m
CMH - IAD
United Airlines
$132
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Washington, D.C.

Which airlines flying from Columbus to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $188, but on average you can expect to pay $216.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. is less than $244.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

Airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. in about 1h 11m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 299 mi between Columbus Airport and Washington, D.C.. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

United Airlines, at $188, was found to be the cheapest airline from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. United Airlines is currently priced 3% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C. are Spirit Airlines ($79), United Airlines ($94), and Delta ($103).

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

Consider Mesa Airlines (93%), Ethiopian Air (90%) or ANA (86%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C..

What are the most popular routes from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C.?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $64. While the most popular route (Columbus - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl) can be booked for $197 on average our data indicates $262 when flying from Columbus Airport to Washington, D.C..

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from Columbus?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Columbus from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to Columbus from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Columbus.

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

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbus to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
1h 19m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus to Washington, D.C. 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
American Airlines
$57 $222 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$87 $216 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$102 $234 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards Washington, D.C..
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of CMH to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of CMH to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 21% of CMH to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 19% of CMH to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
23 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
27 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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