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Politics and history, museums and monuments. A mix of Southern charm and a Yankee flair. Plus some of the best Japanese cherry blossoms in the country right along the beautiful Potomac River. The seat of government for the United States has lots to see, so stick a bookmark in that James Patterson thriller and grab your bags!
If you’ve been to Paris or Amsterdam, the layout of Washington will be familiar to you when you look out the window on flights to Washington. Check out our car rental options to get around on your own terms. And hey, there’s always the metrorail subway, with access directly to the airport. The streets of the city are swimming with tour buses, so join the school above ground and see some attractions on your way around! And we insist you see the city from the back of a pedicab at least once!
If you can get an early morning start, spend the day watching the pandas, elephants, lions, tigers and bears—oh my!—at the National Zoo. If you book Washington flights that land in the afternoon, take a stroll through one of the parks that make up an astonishing 22 percent of land in the city. Are the wheels touching down in the evening? You could be just in time to catch a show at Kennedy Center, Ford’s Theatre or Synetic Theater before checking into Washington hotels.
With Washington, D.C.’s free museums in one place—right next to the National Mall—you could (and should!) spend days working your way through the Smithsonian. How about something you won’t see in most Washington holiday packages? Head off the beaten track a bit and snack on some wats (stew) and tibs (sautéed meats and vegetables) in Little Ethiopia—home to the second largest Ethiopian population in the world—second only to Addis Ababa.
With all there is to see and do, why not check out cheap flights to Washington right here on Wotif? We’ll save you both time and money so you can plan your trip like a pro!
Need insider tips on must-see attractions in Washington? Check out our Washington travel guide!
Flights to Washington start as low as AU$1,821. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Washington. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
Fiji Airways, Qatar Airways, Delta, United, Air Canada, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, Qantas Airways, All Nippon Airways. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Washington? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
For all the latest info on the travel situation in Washington, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2019
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.