Cheap flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. (PDX - WAS)

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The best prices from Portland to Washington, D.C. are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to WAS flight in 2022: compare Portland to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
PDX - WAS
Price
$284 - $458
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$284

From Portland to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$157

One-way flight from Portland 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Portland to Washington, D.C.?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 4% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Portland to Washington, D.C. 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $356, or $377 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Washington, D.C. (PDX - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portland to Washington, D.C. in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 53% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Portland to Washington, D.C.?

Flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Portland to Washington, D.C. in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $143.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Portland to Washington, D.C.?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 19% on the overall cost on flights from Portland to Washington, D.C..

Cheap flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PDX to WAS flights for May, June
18 May - 31 May
$327pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
20 May - 29 May
$331pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 May - 31 May
$336pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Portland found for this year
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$267pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
6 Dec - 14 Dec
$272pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$282pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

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

Save time with Portland to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$398pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
30 Aug - 13 Sep
$438pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
15 Sep - 20 Sep
$461pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Portland, departing today and this week
25 May - 29 May
$348pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
26 May - 31 May
$393pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
25 May - 29 May
$401pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

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

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Washington, D.C.
2:25 pm - 7:14 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
13h 49m
PDX - BWI
Sun Country Air
$157
FareScan
5:30 pm - 4:30 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
8h 00m
PDX - BWI
JetBlue
7:22 am - 7:08 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 46m
PDX - BWI
United Airlines
$179
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Washington, D.C.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Portland to Washington, D.C.?

Located just 6.0 mi from the city center, Portland is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Washington, D.C. from Portland. Booking flights from Portland (PDX) to Washington, D.C. should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily outbound flights to Washington, D.C. from 7 different airlines.

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $272, but on average you can expect to pay $322.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Washington, D.C. is less than $562.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Washington, D.C. for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Portland to Washington, D.C. is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $272 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $282 and $300 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $116 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $136 and Sun Country Air from $140 one-way.

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

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

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

When booking a flight from Portland to Washington, D.C., you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $257. While the most popular route (Portland - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl) can be booked for $376 on average our data indicates $869 when flying from Portland 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 Portland?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Portland 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 Portland are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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

Returning to Portland 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 Portland.

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

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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 Portland to Washington, D.C..
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 6 airlines flying from Portland to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$102 $270 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$124 $357 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$155 $363 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$155 $437 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$168 $443 No cancel fee 69%

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards Washington, D.C..
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of PDX to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of PDX to WAS departures
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Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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