Cheap flights from Portland to Washington (PDX - WAS)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to WAS flight in 2021: compare Portland to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
PDX - WAS
Price
$284 - $458
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
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 (WAS)

One-way from

$110

One-way flight from Portland to Washington (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 Portland to Washington?

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

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

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 25% on the overall cost on flights from Portland to Washington.

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

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 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 (PDX - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portland to Washington in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 41% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Portland to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PDX to WAS flights for October, November
30 Nov - 4 Dec
$124pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
1 Nov - 13 Nov
$128pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$133pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Portland found for this year
30 Nov - 4 Dec
$124pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
1 Nov - 13 Nov
$128pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$130pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Washington from Portland

Save time with Portland to Washington direct flight deals
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$237pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
17 Nov - 7 Dec
$237pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
16 Nov - 18 Nov
$240pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Portland, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 13 Nov
$128pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
2 Nov - 13 Nov
$133pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$144pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Washington from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Washington
9:24 am - 10:57 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 33m
PDX - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$110
Kiwi.com
8:49 pm - 6:30 am
Frontier
2 Stops
30h 41m
PDX - IAD
Frontier
$114
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Washington

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

Located just 6.0 mi from the city center, Portland is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Washington from Portland. Booking flights from Portland (PDX) to Washington should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily outbound flight to Washington from 9 different airlines.

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

Alaska Airlines, United 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 for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $124, but on average you can expect to pay $151.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Washington is less than $254.

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

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

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Portland to Washington round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Portland to Washington is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $124 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Portland to Washington for 65% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $131. While the most popular route (Portland - Washington Dulles Intl) can be booked for $245 on average our data indicates $603 when flying from Portland to Washington

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Portland to Washington?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Portland 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 Portland.

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to Washington.
Flight duration from PDX to Washington
5h 16m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Portland to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland 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
$116 $295 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$168 $427 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$171 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$173 $411 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$176 $328 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$176 $371 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$189 $452 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards Washington.
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Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Washington.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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