Cheap flights from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

Choose between American Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta Air Lines to find the best price

Why travel with Kiwi.com?
Best price

100+ million searches a day to find you the best available price.

Unique content

Explore unique options you won’t find anywhere else.

Travel hacks

Discover flight options and prices the airlines don’t want you to see.

Travelers usually depart from John Glenn Columbus International, Columbus, OH Bus station, Rickenbacker International, or Columbus Greyhound Station when they travel from Columbus to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC. The distance between Columbus and Washington, D.C. is 481 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Columbus and Washington, D.C. have 338 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and Lincoln Memorial.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights65535552-5063
Fly direct with

American Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Columbus to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Columbus and Washington, D.C. takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Columbus and Washington, D.C. is 481 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Columbus?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Columbus and London, Orlando, Manchester, Denver, Salt Lake City, Burbank, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Tampa, Chicago, Venice, London, Sydney, Tallinn, City of Launceston, Dublin, Punta Gorda, Corfu, Austin, Brest.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and London, Manchester, Toronto, San Salvador, Birmingham, Athens, San Juan, Orlando, Manila, Tallinn, San Francisco, Boston, Hyderabad, Los Angeles, Denver, Edinburgh, Bangkok, Taipei, Chicago, Dublin.
Which airports are there in Columbus?
Columbus is mainly served by John Glenn Columbus International. But there are other airports nearby, including Rickenbacker International, Columbus Air Force Base.
What airports are near Columbus?
The main airport in Columbus is John Glenn Columbus International. It is also served by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Cleveland Hopkins International, Pittsburgh International, Akron–Canton, Fort Wayne International, Dayton International, Yeager, North Central West Virginia, Tri-State, Toledo Express.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Altoona–Blair County, Lancaster, Charlottesville–Albemarle.
What buses and trains depart from Columbus?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Columbus, including Miller Transportation, Barons Bus.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Which airlines fly between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
When's the best time to travel between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
What flights operate between Columbus and Washington, D.C.?
How many airports are there near Columbus?
How many airports are there near Washington, D.C.?
Is it possible to reach Columbus by bus or train?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C. depart?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C. arrive?
What time do flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C. depart?
What time do flights between Columbus and Washington, D.C. arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Explore alternative trips

Flights from Columbus

Flights to Washington, D.C.

Popular routes

Find the best connection from Columbus to Washington, D.C.

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses