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Cheap Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington, DC, United States - RDU to WAS Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:43 AM

Popular flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:43 AM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $195
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $195
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $195
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $195
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $195
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $195
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $195
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $195
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $195
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $195

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Raleigh - Durham to Washington (RDU to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Raleigh - Durham to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $199.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Raleigh - Durham to Washington (RDU to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $336 $346
7-14 days $264 $272
14-21 days $221 $228
21-30 days $221 $228
30-60 days $221 $228
60-90 days $195 $199
90+ days $195 $199

Cheapest Day To Fly from Raleigh - Durham to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$195 $195 $195 $195 $208 $195 $208

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Raleigh - Durham to Washington

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Raleigh - Durham to Washington.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Raleigh - Durham Washington United 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 $454
June Raleigh - Durham Washington American 6/21/16 6/28/16 0 $221
July Raleigh - Durham Washington American 7/4/16 7/13/16 0 $221
August Raleigh - Durham Washington American 8/24/16 8/29/16 0 $195
September Raleigh - Durham Washington American 9/1/16 9/8/16 0 $195
October Raleigh - Durham Washington American 10/17/16 10/25/16 0 $195
November Raleigh - Durham Washington American 11/25/16 11/26/16 0 $221
December Raleigh - Durham Washington American 12/30/16 1/2/17 0 $221

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$430
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$430 $322
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$322 $264
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$264 $231
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$231 $231
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$231
TIPSave $151 by flying into Philadelphia instead of Washington from Raleigh - Durham

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington (RDU to WAS)

Your Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Washington is $201.

The average price for non-stop flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington is $195.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Raleigh - Durham to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 2 7 05:54 21:15
United 5 6 5 6 5 4 4 06:10 20:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington (RDU 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 Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Washington is $98.

The average price for round trip flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington is $195.

Raleigh - Durham to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Raleigh - Durham to Washington?
Answer: The average Raleigh - Durham to Washington flight time is an hour and 12 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Raleigh - Durham and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Raleigh - Durham to Washington is 224 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington?
Answer: There are 72 direct flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Raleigh - Durham and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Raleigh - Durham to Washington?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Raleigh - Durham to Washington (RDU to WAS) Number of flights searched: 213Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:43 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Washington.

Raleigh - Durham 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
Delta DTW 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 Raleigh - Durham and Washington, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Raleigh - Durham - RDU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Raleigh - Durham to Baltimore American $231
Raleigh - Durham to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $171
Cheap Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Washington, DC, United States, from $195 Round trip from RDU to WAS