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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Marvel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington

The height of this large Catholic church is 152 meters. It is one of the best attractions in Washington. More than 12 million pilgrims come here every year.

2) Many students in Washington DC enjoy using Couchsurfing and don't mind hosting travellers for free. In addition, in Washington DC, you will find many options on Airbnb – both rooms (from $55) and individual apartments (from $125).

Many students in Washington DC enjoy using Couchsurfing and don't mind hosting travellers for free. In addition, in Washington DC, you will find many options on Airbnb – both rooms (from $55) and individual apartments (from $125).

3) Remember that tipping is customary in Washington DC restaurants

In all venues in Washington, it is expected to leave a tip in the amount of 10-15% of the bill. It applies to both quick breakfasts in cafes and dinners in expensive restaurants.

Travelers usually depart from Logan International, Boston South Station, Boston, MA - Back Bay Station, Boston, MA - State House, or Boston, MA - Copley Square when they travel from Boston 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 Boston and Washington, D.C. is 664 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and United Airlines. Boston and Washington, D.C. have 323 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and Lincoln Memorial.

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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Boston to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Boston and Washington, D.C. takes around 1.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Boston and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Boston and Washington, D.C. is 664 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Boston and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Boston and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Boston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Boston and London, Paris, Orlando, Barcelona, Rome, Madrid, Dublin, Athens, Lisbon, Denver, Prague, Miami, Vienna, Amsterdam, Milan, Munich, Fort Lauderdale, Berlin, Istanbul, Raleigh.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, San Francisco, Orlando, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Austin, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, London, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Seattle, New Orleans, Paris, Dallas, Tampa, Miami.
What airports are near Boston?
The main airport in Boston is Logan International. It is also served by Logan International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Albany International, Portland International Jetport, Manchester–Boston Regional, Rutland–Southern Vermont Regional, Lebanon Municipal, Knox County Regional, Worcester Regional.
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, New Castle Airport, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County.
What buses and trains depart from Boston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Boston, including Amtrak train, Peter Pan Bus.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Boston and Washington, D.C.?
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