Flights to Washington DC
Finding cheap flights to Washington DC can make all the difference when budgets are tight and you are looking for an affordable family holiday. With Expedia, those wishing to take a trip to America's capital city, are guaranteed to find cheap flight tickets to Washington DC and we also have a huge range of hotels to choose from that could save you even more.
Flying to Washington DC is also not as difficult as you might think. There are a number of airports and airlines that will take tourists to within touching distance of the Windy City and many will provide flight tickets to Washington DC that will suit any budget.
The city itself is a awash with history. With streets named after past presidents and monument of national importance seemingly at every turn, visitors will stand in awe of this majestic city. However, there's also a young and modern feel to Washington DC and there's thriving nightlife to be explored to. With cheap flight tickets to Washington DC, travellers will be able to see and do all the amazing attractions and activities that call the city home.
Hotels in Washington DC range from the most luxurious, like those reserved for the high ranking and officials and diplomats who frequent the city often, to the more affordable options popular with travellers on a budget. There are hundreds of budget hotels in Washington DC that will ensure your precious pennies will be saved for enjoying the city.
Booking flights to Washington DC with Expedia means you can, not only be assured to get the best available price for every flight but also able to take advantage of offer saving opportunities as well. For further savings also consider booking your car hire in Washington DC through Expedia. Search our website today and find the best prices on flights and hotels in Washington DC. Plan you trip to today!
Flying to Washington DC from UK airports
With Expedia, customers can choose the cheapest flights to Washington DC from a range of quality airlines (including American Airlines, British Airways and Continental).
Flying time to Washington DC from London is approximately 7 hours for direct flights. Although visitors to Washington DC will not need to obtain a visa, it is required to complete an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). This short survey is similar to a visa waiver form, is valid for 2 years (or until your passport expires) and costs $14 USD.
Flights to Washington Dulles International Airport
Washington DC O'Hare International Airport is Washington DC's largest and busiest airport. Serving millions of passengers every year to and from a huge range of global destinations, the majority of international flights to Washington DC will be touching down at Dulles International Airport.
In the UK, major airports like London Heathrow and London Gatwick have regular, direct flights to Dulles. However, many airlines will connect in other US cities on the east coast, such as Newark or Boston.
Located 26 miles west of downtown Washington DC, Dulles International is conveniently located to the city and there are a number of transport options for travellers. There is a regular shuttle service, however, for those not continuing their journey by car, it is advisable to use the Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The 5A Express train runs regularly and will take passengers right into the heart of Washington DC.
There are other choices as well. Car hire in Washington DC, when booked with Expedia, is extremely affordable. The car journey from the airport is fairly straightforward and well sign-posted. Simply take the toll-free motorway, Route 267, and follow the signs. If staying at a hotel in Washington DC it is recommended to ask the concierge for a recommended route.
Flights to Ronald Reagan Washington Domestic Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington Domestic Airport is Washington DC's second largest airport but serves a great deal more domestic flights than Dulles International. As there are no international direct flights to Washington DC that land at Ronald Reagan Airport, the majority of international passengers who arrive here will have connected at another US based airport.
Onward journey options from Ronald Reagan Airport to downtown Washington DC are as comprehensive as Dulles International. Shuttles and buses run regularly, while the extensive metro system also has regular trains to the city. However, being less than 5km south of the city, the journey time from the airport to the city is significantly reduced.
Flying to Washington DC is now easier and more convenient than ever before, allowing millions of people to enjoy the many sights and sounds of this world famous city. Book your holiday to Washington DC with Expedia and you will be eligible for significant savings on, not only your flight but hotels and rental car as well. America's capital is waiting for you, book today!