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

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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Wander through the offices of the Pentagon in Washington

The Pentagon, the world's largest office building, is ten minutes drive from downtown Washington. The Pentagon is called so because the building is built in the shape of a pentagon. The US Department of Defense occupies five floors of the building.

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.

Travelers usually depart from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Ft Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Amtrak, Fort Lauderdale-Broward Blvd Park & Ride, or Fort Lauderdale Executive when they travel from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C. is 1494 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C. have 342 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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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C. takes around 2.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C. is 1494 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Fort Lauderdale and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Fort Lauderdale?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Fort Lauderdale and New York, Denver, Paris, Chicago, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Asheville, Indianapolis, Boston, Philadelphia, Barcelona, Houston, Norfolk, San Juan, Nashville, Detroit, Dallas, Tampa.
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, Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Seattle, New Orleans, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa, Miami.
Which airports are there in Fort Lauderdale?
Fort Lauderdale is mainly served by Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International. But there are other airports nearby, including Fort Lauderdale Executive.
What airports are near Fort Lauderdale?
The main airport in Fort Lauderdale is Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International. It is also served by Miami International, Southwest Florida International, Palm Beach International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Naples Municipal, Vero Beach 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, Charlottesville–Albemarle, New Castle Airport, Lancaster.
What buses and trains depart from Fort Lauderdale?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Fort Lauderdale, including Amtrak train.
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