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
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 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

One-way from

$121

One-way flight from Portland 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 Portland to Washington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Portland to Washington at least 43 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Portland to Washington for as little as $262 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $293 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Portland 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 Portland to Washington (PDX - WAS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Portland to Washington in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 41% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Portland to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PDX to WAS flights for June, July
29 Jul - 7 Aug
$233pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
20 Jul - 24 Jul
$256pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
22 Jul - 27 Aug
$267pp
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
15 Aug - 1 Sep
$183pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Aug - 16 Aug
$187pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
17 Aug - 1 Sep
$189pp
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
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$275pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
9 Sep - 28 Sep
$286pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$297pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United 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
25 Jun - 10 Jul
$346pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$377pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
23 Jun - 26 Jun
$380pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Washington from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Washington
7:50 am - 7:24 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 34m
PDX - BWI
American Airlines
2:05 pm - 7:39 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
14h 34m
PDX - BWI
Sun Country Air
8:35 pm - 5:59 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 24m
PDX - DCA
Frontier
$141
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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

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland 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 Portland 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Portland to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Portland to Washington include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 are 3 daily outbound flights to Washington from 9 different airlines.

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 $183, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

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 $338.

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

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

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Washington is generally hotter than in Portland. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Portland to Washington?

Airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta fly from Portland to Washington in about 4h 52m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 06m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $183, Frontier will fly you from Portland to Washington and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $219 and $231, respectively. Users have found that Frontier is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $121 and $122 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to Washington.
Flight duration
5h 25m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

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%
JetBlue
$176 $328 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$176 $371 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$171 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$173 $411 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$168 $427 No cancel fee 75%
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
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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