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

Popular flights from New York to Washington

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 $143
Mar 15, 2016 Apr 2, 2016 $143
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $143
Mar 19, 2016 Apr 2, 2016 $143
Mar 20, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 $143
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $113
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $109

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 $112.

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 $231 $247
7-14 days $131 $154
14-21 days $139 $154
21-30 days $115 $137
30-60 days $109 $139
60-90 days $111 $170
90+ days $147 $160

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
$111 $109 $113 $112 $113 $115 $111

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
February New York Washington United 2/24/16 3/2/16 0 $131
March New York Washington United 3/29/16 3/31/16 0 $112
April New York Washington United 4/5/16 4/12/16 0 $109
May New York Washington United 5/4/16 5/7/16 0 $147
June New York Washington JetBlue 6/18/16 6/22/16 0 $168
July New York Washington JetBlue 7/6/16 7/7/16 0 $168
August New York Washington United 8/20/16 8/22/16 0 $190
September New York Washington American 9/21/16 9/27/16 0 $147

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$163
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$163 $147
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$147 $139
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$139 $130
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$130 $115
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$115

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 $161.

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

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 21 21 21 21 21 9 16 06:00 21:43
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 10:38 21:50
Delta 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 07:30 21:10
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:24 19:29

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 $61.

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

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Washington American, JetBlue, United $81
Newark to Washington American, JetBlue, United $149
Hartford to Washington American, JetBlue, United $89
Providence to Washington American, United $107
Syracuse to Washington American, JetBlue, United $205
Albany to Washington American, United $224
Philadelphia to Washington American, United $248
Manchester to Washington American, United $124
Long Island MacArthur to WashingtonCheck Dates
Westchester County to Washington American $203
Baltimore to WashingtonCheck Dates
Ithaca to Washington American, United $327
Harrisburg to Washington United $336
New Haven to Washington American $315
Atlantic City to WashingtonCheck Dates
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to WashingtonCheck Dates
Binghamton to Washington American $318
Elmira - Corning to Washington American $292
Martha's Vineyard to Washington Cape Air, American, JetBlue Check Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Washington American $333
Newburgh to Washington American, United Check Dates
Williamsport to Washington American Check Dates
Salisbury - Ocean City to Washington American Check Dates
New York to Baltimore American $167
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $74
Boston to Baltimore American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $124
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $183
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $239
Boston to New York American, JetBlue $97

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 BOS 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 DAL 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 205 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 63% 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: Philadelphia, PA
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