Cheap flights from San Diego to Washington, D.C.

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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego Old Town station, San Diego bus station, San Diego-La Jolla, or San Diego-Balboa Park when they travel from San Diego to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Union Station, or Washington-Rosslyn. The distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C. is 3622 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Southwest Airlines. San Diego and Washington, D.C. have 198 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting Lincoln Memorial, and National Mall.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
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American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Washington, D.C.?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Washington, D.C. takes around 4.7 hours.

What is the flight distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C.?

The flight distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C. is 3622 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Washington, D.C.?

Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Southwest Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, San Francisco International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Tampa International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, Salt Lake City International.

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Miami International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Luis Muñoz Marín International, Tampa International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, San Diego International.

Which airports are there in San Diego?

San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, McClellan–Palomar.

What airports are near San Diego?

The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Ontario International, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Cable, Hawthorne Municipal.

What airports are near Washington, D.C.?

The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Washington Dulles International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Shenandoah Valley Regional.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Amtrak train.

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