Cheap flights from London to Washington, D.C.

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The best prices from London to Washington, D.C. are usually found in February or November, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to WAS flight in 2022: compare London to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
LON - WAS
Price
£559 - £815
WAS
Temperature
2 - 27 °C
WAS
Rainfall
66 - 102 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£446

From London (LON) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

£189

One-way flight from London (LON) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Washington, D.C.?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Washington, D.C.. Flights to Washington, D.C. from London in February are about £534 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £357.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Washington, D.C.?

Users have found that flying from London to Washington, D.C. on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Washington, D.C.?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 34 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from London to Washington, D.C. compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 34 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £584. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £682.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Washington, D.C. (LON - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from London to Washington, D.C. in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to WAS flights in May, June
22 Jun - 6 Jul
£349pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 4 Jul
£373pp
STN
London Stansted
PLAY
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
PLAY
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
22 Jun - 6 Jul
£376pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from London found for this year
3 Dec - 10 Dec
£336pp
STN
London Stansted
PLAY
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
PLAY
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
13 Sep - 20 Sep
£338pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
10 Nov - 16 Nov
£338pp
STN
London Stansted
PLAY
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
PLAY
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Washington, D.C. from London

Save time with London to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
14 Nov - 30 Nov
£538pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Nov - 28 Nov
£554pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Nov - 23 Nov
£558pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on return flights to Washington, D.C. from London, departing today and this week
3 Jun - 3 Jul
£423pp
STN
London Stansted
PLAY
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
PLAY
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
3 Jun - 22 Jun
£428pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
3 Jun - 14 Jun
£483pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Washington, D.C.
15:10 - 13:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
27h 40m
LTN - BWI
Multiple Airlines
£189
Combigo
07:35 - 13:50
PLAY
1 stop
11h 15m
STN - BWI
PLAY
£199
Travelgenio
02:00 - 13:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 50m
LTN - BWI
Multiple Airlines
£201
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Washington, D.C.

Which airlines flying from London to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Lufthansa flying from London to Washington, D.C. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Washington, D.C. for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Washington, D.C. for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on PLAY for just £338, but on average you can expect to pay £353.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Washington, D.C. for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Washington, D.C. under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Washington, D.C. is less than £578.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Washington, D.C. for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than £500.

What days are nonstop flights available from London to Washington, D.C.?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

4 flight departures from London to Washington, D.C. per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Washington, D.C.?

For as low as £338, PLAY can have you in Washington, D.C. from London in 11h 20m. The distance from London to Washington, D.C. is about 3687 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

According to our current data, PLAY (£338), offers the cheapest pricing from London to Washington, D.C.. Users have found that PLAY is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from London to Washington, D.C.?

When deciding which route to take from London to Washington, D.C. consider London Heathrow - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl, London Heathrow - Baltimore/Washington or London Gatwick - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Washington, D.C.?

Before booking your flight from London to Washington, D.C. check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Washington, D.C.?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from London to Washington, D.C. on time: Air Canada (91%), Austrian Airlines (91%), United Airlines (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from London to Washington, D.C.?

While on average a flight from London to Washington, D.C. is generally £2,068, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £221. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay £402 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Washington, D.C.

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington, D.C..

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to London from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Washington, D.C..
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.26
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
103.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Washington, D.C. choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
£297 £603 No cancel fee 77%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£305 £451 No cancel fee N/A
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Icelandair
£388 £518 No cancel fee 76%
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Aer Lingus
£400 £523 No cancel fee N/A
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Scandinavian Airlines
£430 £553 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£462 £719 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
£483 £686 No cancel fee 69%
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Iberia
£483 £673 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£483 £662 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Canada
£489 £627 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Washington, D.C..
Morning 6 AM to midday 82% of LON to US-WAS departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 17% of LON to US-WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LON to US-WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LON to US-WAS departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
23 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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