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Tips to know when travelling to Washington, D.C.

Travelers usually depart from Charlotte Douglas International, Charlotte Greyhound Station, Charlotte, Charlotte, NC - Glenwood Drive, or Charlotte, NC - First Ward Park when they travel from Charlotte 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 Charlotte and Washington, D.C. is 517 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Charlotte and Washington, D.C. have 314 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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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Admire Washington DC from the observation deck of the old post office

The old post office is a monument of Romanesque architecture. Its facade is simply magnificent. The clock tower is unique: its height is 95 m, and inside, there is a museum with exhibits illustrating the tower’s history. Today, the building houses entertainment centres and several government agencies. The tower’s observation deck lets you enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding area.

2) A dedicated bus service runs between major attractions in Washington DC

DC Circulator brings together attractions such as the National Mall, Union State, the White House, and others. The fare on this bus is $1. There is also a free limited streetcar route from Union State.

3) Avoid places in Washington DC like Shaw, Adams Morgan, and the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station

Washington is a fairly safe city to visit, even for solo tourists. However, petty thefts can still be found here, so keep an eye on your belongings. Also, avoid problem areas: Shaw, Adams Morgan, and the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Charlotte to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Charlotte and Washington, D.C. takes around 1.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Charlotte and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Charlotte and Washington, D.C. is 517 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Charlotte and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Charlotte and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Charlotte?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Charlotte and Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando, Philadelphia, London, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Phoenix, San Juan, Cancún, Dallas, New York, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, Austin, Houston, Paris, Chicago.
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, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa.
What airports are near Charlotte?
The main airport in Charlotte is Charlotte Douglas International. It is also served by Raleigh–Durham International, Charlotte Douglas International, Asheville Regional, Myrtle Beach International, Greenville–Spartanburg International, Piedmont Triad International, Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional, Concord Regional, Fayetteville Regional, Columbia Metropolitan.
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, Trenton–Mercer, Richmond International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Altoona–Blair County, Lancaster, Hagerstown Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Charlotte?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Charlotte, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Charlotte and Washington, D.C.?
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