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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Visit Ford's Theater – the place where Abraham Lincoln was killed in Washington

The Ford Theater now houses a museum dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln, who was killed here in 1865. On the first floor of the building, there is an extensive exhibition. You will see the president's personal belongings and the murder weapon there. The seat that the president occupied on that infamous evening is always vacant.

2) Relax at Kenilworth Park and Washington Water Park

In Kenilworth Park, there are ponds and a tidal swamp with rare water lilies and lotuses. The park is home to 9 species of mammals, eight species of reptiles, 257 species of birds, and about 650 species of insects. Enjoy even more at the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival in July.

3) Bring your ID with you if you are going to a club in Washington or want to buy alcohol

You can drink alcohol in Washington only if you are older than 21. To enter a nightclub, you also need to be at least 21 years old. So, don't forget to take your passport or other ID before you go out to party. Marijuana is legal in Washington only for state residents.

Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Brooke Smith when they travel from Houston to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC. The distance between Houston and Washington, D.C. is 1943 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines. Houston and Washington, D.C. have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, and Lincoln Memorial.

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

How long does it take to travel from Houston to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and Washington, D.C. takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Houston and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Houston and Washington, D.C. is 1943 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Houston and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Monterrey, Los Angeles, Guadalajara, Seattle, Orlando, London, Paris, Phoenix, New York, Cancún, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, León, Raleigh, San Francisco, 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, Seattle, New Orleans, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa, Miami.
Which airports are there in Houston?
Houston is mainly served by George Bush Intercontinental. But there are other airports nearby, including William P. Hobby, Ellington, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Victoria Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Lake Charles Regional.
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, Trenton–Mercer, Richmond International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Charlottesville–Albemarle, New Castle Airport, Lancaster.
What buses and trains depart from Houston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Houston, including Valley Transit.
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