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

Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Learn all about space at the National Air And Space Museum in Washington

The National Air And Space Museum has many rooms, a planetarium, and an observatory. You can see the lunar pioneer costume, the Hubble telescope’s backup mirror, and enjoy the flight in the simulator. Even those who have not admired space become fans after visiting the museum.

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 Oakland International, Emeryville, CA station, Oakland Jack London Square, Oakland, or West Oakland Station when they travel from Oakland 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 most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Oakland and Washington, D.C. have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting Lincoln Memorial, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and National Mall.

Check-in for a flight from Oakland to Washington, D.C.

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

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What airports are near Oakland?
The main airport in Oakland is Oakland International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
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, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, Altoona–Blair County, New Castle Airport, Charlottesville–Albemarle.
What buses and trains depart from Oakland?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Oakland, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Oakland and Washington, D.C.?
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Which airlines fly between Oakland and Washington, D.C.?
Currently, you can fly between Oakland and Washington, D.C. with Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines.
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