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Flights from Boston to Washington, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:52 AM

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Boston to Washington Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:52 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Boston to Washington. JetBlue & United frequently offer the best deals on Boston to Washington flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

JetBlue
BOSWAS
Wed 10/5
nonstop
WASBOS
Sat 10/8
nonstop
$81
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JetBlue
BOSWAS
Thu 10/6
nonstop
WASBOS
Sat 10/8
nonstop
$81
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JetBlue
BOSWAS
Thu 10/6
nonstop
WASBOS
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$81
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JetBlue
BOSWAS
Sun 10/9
nonstop
WASBOS
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$81
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JetBlue
BOSWAS
Sun 10/9
nonstop
WASBOS
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$81
Select
United
BOSWAS
Tue 10/11
1 stop
WASBOS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$98
Select
United
BOSWAS
Tue 10/11
1 stop
WASBOS
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$98
Select
United
BOSWAS
Wed 10/12
1 stop
WASBOS
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$98
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United
BOSWAS
Fri 10/14
1 stop
WASBOS
Mon 10/17
1 stop
$98
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United
BOSWAS
Fri 10/14
1 stop
WASBOS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$98
Select
American
BOSWAS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
WASBOS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$131
Select
American
BOSWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
WASBOS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$131
Select
American
BOSWAS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
WASBOS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$131
Select

How Much is a Flight from Boston to Washington?

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 $86.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Boston to Washington?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Boston to Washington?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Boston to Washington.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $136 $174
7-14 days $81 $98
14-21 days $81 $98
21-30 days $81 $98
30-60 days $99 $98
60-90 days $81 $98
90+ days $81 $131

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Washington

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Boston to Washington is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$81 $81 $81 $81 $98 $98 $81

Compare Flight Prices from Boston to Washington by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Boston to Washington flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Boston Washington United 9/30/16 10/4/16 1 $189
October Boston Washington JetBlue 10/5/16 10/8/16 0 $81
November Boston Washington United 11/8/16 11/9/16 1 $98
December Boston Washington JetBlue 12/6/16 12/6/16 0 $81
January Boston Washington JetBlue 1/18/17 1/24/17 0 $81
February Boston Washington JetBlue 2/25/17 2/28/17 0 $119
March Boston Washington JetBlue 3/7/17 3/11/17 0 $119
April Boston Washington American 4/3/17 4/7/17 0 $137

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Boston to Washington

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Boston to Washington. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$167
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$167 $81
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$81 $98
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$98 $81
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$81 $81
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$81

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Boston to Washington

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $135.

The average price for direct flights from Boston to Washington is $113.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Boston to Washington - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 16 16 16 16 16 4 15 06:00 21:00
JetBlue 14 13 13 14 14 11 14 06:00 21:16
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 05:50 19:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Boston to Washington

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 $73.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Washington is $105.

Boston to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Boston to Washington?
Answer: The average Boston to Washington flight time is an hour and 37 minutes.
Question: How far is Washington from Boston?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Washington is 397 miles (638 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Washington?
Answer: There are 220 direct flights from Boston to Washington.
Question: What are the most popular Boston airlines for direct 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: Newark, NJ

Airlines in Boston flying to Washington Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:52 AMNumber of routes searched: 239Number of itineraries searched: 1,756,012

Wondering which airlines fly out of Boston to Washington? We've gathered the average price of Boston airlines with flights to Washington. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Boston to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American LGA
American PHL
United EWR
American ROC
American BUF
United CLE
Alaska LAX
Virgin America SFO
Alaska SEA
JetBlue TPA
United IAH
Delta CVG
United SAV

Boston to Washington Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Boston and Washington. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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