Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington (RDU - WAS)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington are usually found in August or December, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to WAS flight in 2021: compare Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
RDU - WAS
Price
$137 - $167
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 58%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington?

Users have found that booking a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington (RDU - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 24% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to WAS flights for May, June
17 May - 20 May
$125pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 May - 18 May
$128pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 May - 24 May
$129pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for this year
17 May - 20 May
$125pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 May - 18 May
$128pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 May - 24 May
$129pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Washington from Raleigh-Durham Intl

Save time with Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington direct flight deals
28 Aug - 4 Sep
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Aug - 4 Sep
$133pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
9 Oct - 10 Oct
$153pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
17 May - 20 May
$125pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 May - 24 May
$129pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 May - 17 May
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Washington from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington
7:00 am - 5:14 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 14m
RDU - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$101
Kiwi.com
7:00 am - 4:18 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 18m
RDU - IAD
Frontier
$103
Kiwi.com
11:15 am - 12:26 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 11m
RDU - IAD
United Airlines
$104
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Raleigh-Durham Intl</span> to <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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.

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

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines 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 Raleigh to Washington?

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU), located 11.1 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Raleigh to Washington. 6 airlines have flights from Raleigh-Durham to Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Washington should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 8 outbound flights to Washington per day.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington is less than $178.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington for under $200?

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

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Washington is typically colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Major Airline can get you from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington in just under 1h 04m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $125 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $133 and $133 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington for 15% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $50. Users have also found prices from $72 and $99 on Frontier and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington.
Flight duration
1h 12m
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
Spirit Airlines
$40 $104 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$57 $201 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$53 $212 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$83 $274 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh-Durham Intl towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of RDU to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of RDU to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of RDU to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Washington.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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