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Cheap Flights from New York to Washington, DC, United States - NYC to WAS

Popular flights from New York 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 11, 2016 May 12, 2016 $137
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 12, 2016 $137
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 21, 2016 $167

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New York to Washington (NYC to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $156.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New York to Washington (NYC to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New York 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 New York to Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $324 $393
7-14 days $137 $190
14-21 days $147 $224
21-30 days $159 $191
30-60 days $158 $184
60-90 days $158 $226
90+ days $157 $183

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$158 $147 $137 $152 $161 $158 $179

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New York to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New York Washington American 5/11/16 5/12/16 0 $137
June New York Washington American 6/11/16 6/13/16 0 $158
July New York Washington American 7/6/16 7/23/16 0 $158
August New York Washington American 8/27/16 9/12/16 0 $158
September New York Washington American 9/7/16 9/13/16 0 $158
October New York Washington American 10/5/16 10/17/16 0 $157
November New York Washington JetBlue 11/17/16 11/19/16 0 $163
December New York Washington American 12/21/16 1/7/17 0 $177

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$255
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$255 $214
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$214 $199
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$199 $159
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$159

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New York to Washington (NYC to WAS)

Your New York 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 New York to Washington is $214.

The average price for non-stop flights from New York to Washington is $165.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New York to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 22 23 23 22 23 8 15 06:00 21:37
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 08:05 21:55
Delta 8 8 7 7 7 6 7 07:29 21:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:24 19:24

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New York to Washington (NYC 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 New York 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 New York to Washington is $75.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Washington is $165.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Washington American, JetBlue, United $107
Newark to Washington American, United $196
Hartford to Washington American, JetBlue, United $99
Providence to Washington American, United $141
Syracuse to Washington American, JetBlue, United $215
Albany to Washington American, United $218
Philadelphia to Washington American, United $270
Manchester to Washington American, United $137
Long Island MacArthur to WashingtonCheck Dates
Westchester County to Washington American $205
Baltimore to WashingtonCheck Dates
Ithaca to Washington American, United $297
Harrisburg to Washington United $366
New Haven to Washington American $348
Atlantic City to WashingtonCheck Dates
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to WashingtonCheck Dates
Binghamton to Washington American, United $319
Elmira - Corning to WashingtonCheck Dates
Martha's Vineyard to Washington Cape Air, American, JetBlue $241
Wilkes - Barre to Washington American $433
Newburgh to WashingtonCheck Dates
Williamsport to Washington American $317
Salisbury - Ocean City to Washington American Check Dates
New York to Baltimore American $273
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $116
Boston to Baltimore American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $80
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $168
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 $207
Boston to New York American, JetBlue $129

Airlines Flying from New York to Washington (NYC to WAS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from New York 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 New York to Washington.

New York to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHL X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
United - 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 New York and Washington, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

New York to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New York to Washington?
Answer: The average New York to Washington flight time is an hour and 24 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New York and Washington?
Answer: The distance from New York to Washington is 212 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to Washington?
Answer: There are 196 direct flights from New York to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New York to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 59% of the non-stop flights between New York and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York to Washington?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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