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Cheap Flights from Boston to Washington, DC, United States - BOS to WAS

Popular flights from Boston 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 15, 2016 May 16, 2016 $137
May 15, 2016 May 17, 2016 $137
May 15, 2016 May 18, 2016 $137
May 15, 2016 May 19, 2016 $137
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $137
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $97
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $98

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 $112.

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 $207 $240
7-14 days $137 $145
14-21 days $117 $145
21-30 days $97 $130
30-60 days $107 $98
60-90 days $144 $159
90+ days $108 $124

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
$107 $97 $98 $117 $137 $117 $117

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 5/24/16 5/25/16 0 $97
June Boston Washington United 6/1/16 6/7/16 1 $98
July Boston Washington JetBlue 7/14/16 7/26/16 0 $144
August Boston Washington JetBlue 8/25/16 8/29/16 0 $127
September Boston Washington JetBlue 9/21/16 9/24/16 0 $108
October Boston Washington JetBlue 10/18/16 10/23/16 0 $141
November Boston Washington United 11/12/16 11/14/16 0 $151
December Boston Washington United 12/9/16 12/13/16 0 $152

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$228
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$228 $137
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$137 $117
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$117 $137
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$137 $133
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$133

TIPSave $110 by flying into Baltimore instead of Washington from Boston

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 $166.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Washington is $123.

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 13 06:00 21:00
JetBlue 15 14 14 15 14 10 14 06:00 20:59
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 05:55 19:39

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 $55.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Washington is $123.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Washington American, JetBlue, United $137
Newark to Washington American, United $199
Hartford to Washington American, JetBlue, United $99
Providence to Washington American, United $137
Albany to Washington American, United $213
Portland to Washington American, JetBlue, United $179
Burlington to Washington American, JetBlue, United $207
Manchester to Washington American, United $137
Long Island MacArthur to WashingtonCheck Dates
Westchester County to Washington American $208
Bangor to Washington American, United $355
New Haven to Washington American $436
Nantucket to Washington American, JetBlue, United $151
Martha's Vineyard to Washington Cape Air, American, JetBlue $308
Newburgh to WashingtonCheck Dates
Hyannis to Washington Cape Air, JetBlue Check Dates
New York to Baltimore American $324
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $106
Boston to Baltimore American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $161
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $156
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $210
Boston to New York American, JetBlue $129
New York to London Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, 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, Great Lakes $697
New York to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $124
Newark to Baltimore United $361
Hartford to Baltimore American, United $226
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $126
New York to Charlotte American, JetBlue $147
Providence to Baltimore American, United $217

Airlines Flying from Boston to Washington (BOS to WAS)

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 BUF X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
Delta ATL 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 209 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 43% 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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