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Cheap Flights from Boston to Washington, DC, United States - BOS to WAS Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:51 PM

Popular flights from Boston to Washington Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:51 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $137
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $127
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $127
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $127
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $127
Sep 26, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $127
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $150

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Boston to Washington (BOS to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Boston to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $139.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Boston to Washington (BOS to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Boston 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 Boston to Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $216 $210
7-14 days $175 $154
14-21 days $137 $150
21-30 days $155 $165
30-60 days $155 $165
60-90 days $127 $165
90+ days $127 $161

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$141 $137 $127 $141 $141 $127 $155

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Boston to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Boston Washington JetBlue 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 $297
June Boston Washington American 6/14/16 6/15/16 0 $137
July Boston Washington JetBlue 7/1/16 7/4/16 0 $155
August Boston Washington JetBlue 8/24/16 8/29/16 0 $127
September Boston Washington JetBlue 9/15/16 9/19/16 0 $127
October Boston Washington JetBlue 10/5/16 10/9/16 0 $141
November Boston Washington American 11/19/16 11/28/16 0 $156
December Boston Washington American 12/23/16 12/30/16 0 $159

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$227
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$227 $216
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$216 $175
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$175 $159
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$159 $155
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$155

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Boston to Washington (BOS to WAS)

Your Boston 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 Boston to Washington is $183.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Washington is $146.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Boston to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 16 16 16 16 16 4 15 06:00 21:00
JetBlue 14 14 14 14 13 11 13 05:40 20:59
United 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 05:50 19:36

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Boston to Washington (BOS 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 Boston 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 Boston to Washington is $72.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Washington is $146.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Washington American, JetBlue, United $162
Newark to Washington American, United $182
Hartford to Washington American, JetBlue, United $97
Providence to Washington American, United $166
Albany to Washington American, United $197
Portland to Washington American, JetBlue, United $185
Burlington to Washington American, JetBlue, United $229
Manchester to Washington American, United $195
Long Island MacArthur to Washington United $364
Westchester County to Washington American $214
Bangor to Washington American, United $352
New Haven to Washington American $245
Nantucket to Washington American, JetBlue, United $263
Martha's Vineyard to Washington American, JetBlue $624
Newburgh to WashingtonCheck Dates
Hyannis to Washington Cape Air, JetBlue Check Dates
New York to Baltimore American $314
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Boston to Baltimore American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $168
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $297
Boston to New York American, JetBlue $97
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet $701
New York to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $175
Newark to Baltimore United $380
Hartford to Baltimore American, United $244
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $134
New York to Charlotte American, JetBlue, United $152
Providence to Baltimore American, United $212

Airlines Flying from Boston to Washington (BOS to WAS) Number of flights searched: 222Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:51 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Boston 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 Boston to Washington.

Boston to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PIT X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
Delta JFK 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 ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Boston to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Boston to Washington?
Answer: The average Boston to Washington flight time is an hour and 36 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Boston and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Washington is 397 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Washington?
Answer: There are 220 direct flights from Boston to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Boston to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Boston and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Boston to Washington?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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