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Travelers usually depart from Portland International, Portland, OR - Union Station, or Portland, OR - Greyhound Station when they travel from Portland 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 Portland and Washington, D.C. is 3740 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines. Portland and Washington, D.C. have 401 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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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Visit the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC

The National Museum of Natural History became the first building of the Smithsonian Institution. Currently, the museum has more than 126 million exhibits, including 30 million insects, 7 million fish in formaldehyde cans, and many photographs.

2) Washington DC is a great place to ride a bike or scooter

Washington is safe enough for cycling. The most common bike rental service is Capital Bikeshare, with rental stations scattered throughout the city. 30 minutes cost $2 (€1.70), and a 24-hour pass is $8 (€6.80). You can also rent a Bird, Lime, or Lyft scooter – in this case, you pay $1 to unlock the scooter and then $0.15-0.40 per minute.

3) Tour local distilleries in Washington

For local spirits, sign up for a tasting at one of the distilleries in Washington. For example, you can visit One Eight, Green Hat, Republic Restoratives, or the Other Half.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Portland to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Portland and Washington, D.C. takes around 5.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Portland and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Portland and Washington, D.C. is 3740 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Portland and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Portland and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Portland?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Portland and Denver, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Phoenix, Atlanta, Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago, Barcelona, San Francisco, Houston, Guadalajara, London, Minneapolis, San Diego, Austin, Orlando, Cincinnati, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans.
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 Portland?
The main airport in Portland is Portland International. It is also served by Seattle–Tacoma International, Portland International, Eugene, Roberts Field, Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base.
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, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Charlottesville–Albemarle.
What buses and trains depart from Portland?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Portland, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Portland and Washington, D.C.?
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