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Cheap Flights from Atlanta to Washington, DC, United States - ATL to WAS

Popular flights from Atlanta to Washington

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 22, 2016 $170
May 21, 2016 May 24, 2016 $170
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 28, 2016 $167
May 24, 2016 May 29, 2016 $167
May 25, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $167
May 25, 2016 May 30, 2016 $167
May 25, 2016 May 28, 2016 $167

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Atlanta to Washington (ATL to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Atlanta to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $168.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Atlanta to Washington (ATL to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Atlanta to Washington based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Atlanta to Washington

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Atlanta to Washington should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $413 $310
7-14 days $175 $182
14-21 days $170 $173
21-30 days $167 $174
30-60 days $167 $171
60-90 days $167 $185
90+ days $167 $171

Cheapest Day To Fly from Atlanta to Washington

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Atlanta to Washington.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$167 $167 $167 $167 $174 $167 $167

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Atlanta to Washington

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Atlanta to Washington.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Atlanta Washington United 5/24/16 5/28/16 0 $167
June Atlanta Washington United 6/4/16 6/7/16 0 $167
July Atlanta Washington United 7/4/16 7/6/16 0 $167
August Atlanta Washington United 8/2/16 8/12/16 0 $167
September Atlanta Washington United 9/2/16 9/4/16 0 $167
October Atlanta Washington United 10/1/16 10/9/16 0 $167
November Atlanta Washington American 11/3/16 11/6/16 1 $171
December Atlanta Washington American 12/1/16 12/4/16 1 $171

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Atlanta to Washington

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Atlanta to Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$543
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$543 $175
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$175 $170
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$170 $190
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$190 $167
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$167

TIPSave $113 by flying into Philadelphia instead of Washington from Atlanta

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Atlanta to Washington (ATL to WAS)

Your Atlanta to Washington flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Atlanta to Washington is $172.

The average price for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Washington is $178.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Atlanta to Washington.

Nonstop Flight Details from Atlanta to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 6 6 6 6 3 4 06:00 19:39
Delta 22 22 22 22 22 16 21 07:10 22:05
United 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:40 19:34

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Atlanta to Washington (ATL to WAS)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Atlanta to Washington. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Atlanta to Washington is $83.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to Washington is $169.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Birmingham to Washington American $257
Greenville to Washington American, United $220
Columbia to Washington American, United $209
Knoxville to Washington American, United $233
Huntsville to Washington American, United $233
Chattanooga to Washington American $213
Augusta to Washington American $227
Asheville to Washington American, United $339
Montgomery to Washington American $309
Atlanta to New York American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $168
Dothan to WashingtonCheck Dates
Atlanta to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $117
Albany to WashingtonCheck Dates
Columbus to Washington United Check Dates
Atlanta to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Atlanta to Newark American, JetBlue, United $198
Atlanta to Richmond American, United $161
Atlanta to Chicago American, Spirit, United $79
Birmingham to Baltimore American, United $287
Greenville to Baltimore American, United $220
Atlanta to Boston American, Spirit, United $151
Huntsville to Baltimore American, United $349
Columbia to Baltimore American, United $288
Atlanta to Miami American, Frontier $88
Atlanta to Detroit American, Spirit, United $92
Augusta to Baltimore American $300
Knoxville to Baltimore American, United $409
Atlanta to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $107
Chattanooga to Baltimore American, United $213
Atlanta to Orlando American, Spirit $80

Airlines Flying from Atlanta to Washington (ATL to WAS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Atlanta to Washington with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Atlanta to Washington.

Atlanta to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LGA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Atlanta and Washington, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Atlanta to Washington Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Atlanta to Washington?
Answer: The average Atlanta to Washington flight time is an hour and 49 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Atlanta and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Atlanta to Washington is 532 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Atlanta to Washington?
Answer: There are 189 direct flights from Atlanta to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Washington?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Atlanta and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Atlanta to Washington?
Answer: Charlotte, NC
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