Cheap Flights To Washington

Washington OffersBook By 29 May 2024
Departing AirlineTravel datesPrice
Manchester Air France19 Aug 2024 - 26 Nov 2024fr£461.00
London United Air Lines15 Jul 2024 - 18 Oct 2024fr£508.00
Manchester Aer Lingus15 Jul 2024 - 18 Oct 2024fr£521.00
London Icelandair25 Jan 2024 - 30 Jun 2024fr£559.00
London Icelandair19 Aug 2024 - 26 Nov 2024fr£567.00
London Icelandair01 Dec 2023 - 23 May 2024fr£757.00
London Lufthansa27 Sep 2024 - 24 Dec 2024fr£804.00
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Are you looking to book cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from the UK? If so, look no further than Globehunters, the home of the very best value for money airline tickets!

Not to be confused with Washington State (situated on the North West Coast of the USA), Washington is one of the world’s most incredible destinations and offers holidaymakers the opportunity to experience a real taste of the USA, offering everything from museums and monuments through to kids attractions, great shopping and so much more.

As the US capital, Washington is a compact but stunning city situated on the Potomac River and bordering on the states of Maryland and Virginia and is often defined by the neoclassical monuments and buildings. Playing home to the federal government’s three branches; White House, the Capitol and Supreme Court, it’s easy to see why so many international tourists want to visit Washington and there really is so much to see and do in the city.

Whether you want to soak up the culture at one of the many museums or historical monuments, pay a visit to the White House or simply enjoy a different side to America, we strongly recommend a trip to Washington and, with it’s close proximity to other cities, why not combine your trip on a multi-centre holiday with a visit to Baltimore, Philadelphia or even New York?

Above all else, here at Globehunters, we know the USA like the back of our hands and our experienced travel consultants are here to help find you the very best deals and cheap flights to Washington from the UK. Simply give us a call and we’ll be more than happy to help or why not use our handy online booking system?

5 Things You Need To Know About Washington

In the process of planning your first trip to Washington? Have a whole host of questions which you want answering? Here’s our guidance on 5 important areas...

Time Difference: GMT -5 hours
Currency: USD ($)
Native Language: English
Weather: Winter in Washington, D.C can be cool with average temperatures of just 3°C whilst in summer, temperatures average 27°C.
Sales Tax: The Washington, D.C. sales tax rate is 5.75% and is a single district-wide sales tax.

Flying To Washington From The UK

As you plan a trip across the pond and are considering the very best deals on flights to Washington, you’ll more than likely have a number of questions surrounding the journey and the airport. As such, here’s answers to some common questions.

Flight Times

The average duration of a direct flight to Washington, D.C from the UK is just over 8 hours with connecting flights available on an increased number of routes, taking the average flight time to between 10 and 11 hours.

Entry Requirements

Tourists must obtain prior authorisation to enter the USA on a British passport, either on a visa, a Permanent Resident Card or through the Visa Waiver Programme.

For most travellers, the Visa Waiver Programme is the easiest, quickest and most cost-effective way to enter the country as this allows British Citizens to visit for up to 90 days. You simply need to complete an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) online at least 72 hours before you fly. The cost of doing this is $14 per person and can be done here. Always take care to ensure you are applying directly as it is known that certain third-parties will advertise the service, charging a premium.

Airlines That Fly To Washington

The following airlines fly directly from the UK to Washington, however great deals may be available on other routes with connecting flights either in Europe or within the USA:

- Austrian
- United
- Lufthansa
- Delta
- Virgin Atlantic
- American Airlines
- Finnair
- British Airways
- Iberia

We recommend that you take the time to compare both direct and connecting routes to ensure you get the very best deals on flights.

The Airport

All flights to Washington from the UK will arrive into one of:

- Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
- Baltimore Washington International (BWI)

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Washington Dulles International Airport is situated some 26 miles west of downtown Washington, D.C in Loudoun and Fairfax counties, Virginia. The airport offers a wealth of transfer options including public buses, taxis, shuttle buses and rental cars.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 3 miles south of downtown Washington D.C, making it a convenient arrival destination for those wanting easy transfers. Options to transfer to downtown include shuttle buses, taxis, metrorail and rental cars.

Baltimore Washington International (BWI)

Baltimore–Washington International Airport is the busiest airport of the three serving the Washington area and is situated 9 miles south of downtown Baltimore and 32 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. Whilst technically closer to Baltimore than Washington, a range of transfer options are available including public buses, taxis, shuttle buses, rental cars and rail.

Popular Routes

Popular direct routes to Washington, D.C. from the UK include:

- London to Washington Flights
- Manchester to Washington Flights

10 Washington Must-Dos

It can be hard to know how best to spend your time in Washington, D.C as there really is so much to see and do.

Our top 10 Washington, D.C. must-see attractions include:

- The White House
- Lincoln Memorial
- National Museum of Natural History
- National Air and Space Museum
- National Zoological Park
- International Spy Museum
- Washington National Cathedral
- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
- National Museum of African American History
- United States Botanic Garden

Of course, these are only a small selection of the fantastic things to do in Washington, D.C, however if you’re a fan of history, it’s perhaps the only place in the world you will get to see such stunning sights all in one go.

Book Cheap Flights To Washington, D.C. With Globehunters

If you are in the process of looking to book cheap flights to Washington D.C, we welcome you to take the time to speak with our experienced travel consultants who will be only more than happy to put together a bespoke package for you and showcase your options to find the best flights at the best prices.

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We know the USA inside out and, as such, welcome your call to discuss how we can help you to book the best value flights and help you to concentrate on having a fantastic trip.