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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Chinatown is one of the most picturesque places in multinational Washington

Walking around Washington DC, you can get acquainted with the many cultural traditions of the peoples of the world. But the most attractive and vibrant neighbourhood is Chinatown. It houses many of the best restaurants, shops, and themed establishments. Head here for the most delicious Chinese food.

2) Taxis in Washington are very expensive – you better use Uber

Uber, Lyft, and Via are the cheapest ways to get around Washington by car. Regular taxis start at $3.60 (€3) for mounting and $3.30 per mile (1.6 kilometres).

3) Washington DC is a street food paradise

At lunchtime, all office workers go out on the streets in search of lunch. That is why food trucks are so popular in Washington – they can be found in almost all central parks. Typically, they sell hot dogs, Chinese food, or fries.

Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, Detroit-Southwest, or Willow Run Airport when they travel from Detroit 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 Detroit and Washington, D.C. is 616 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and Washington, D.C. have 355 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, and Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA.

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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Washington, D.C. takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Detroit and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Detroit and Washington, D.C. is 616 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and London, Las Vegas, Orlando, Austin, Phoenix, Denver, Fort Myers, Miami, Manchester, San Francisco, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Edinburgh, Sacramento, Raleigh, Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Houston.
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 Detroit?
Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Akron–Canton, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Toledo Express, Capital Region International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Windsor International, MBS International.
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, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, Charlottesville–Albemarle, New Castle Airport, Lancaster.
What buses and trains depart from Detroit?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Indian Trails, Greyhound.
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