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

Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Visit Arlington Cemetery in Washington, where John and Jacqueline Kennedy are buried

The large cemetery is divided into 70 sections. Inside, there is the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater, where ceremonies for Memorial and Veterans Days are held. There is a daily changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Also, here you will find the graves of many famous American figures, including John and Jacqueline Kennedy.

2) Check which exit you need from the Washington metro, so you don't get lost

Most metro stations in Washington DC have multiple exits that lead to completely different streets. Check where the exits lead to; otherwise, you might get lost and spend half an hour coming back. The Washington metro opens at 5:00 (7:00 on weekends) but always closes at 00:00.

3) Check out embassies in Washington and their schedules for free events

Many embassies regularly host various events in Washington DC. Sometimes there are paid concerts and charity evenings, and sometimes, they host free events such as book signings or fairs.

Travelers usually depart from Sacramento International, Sacramento, CA - Valley Station, Sacramento Bus Stop, Sacramento Executive Airport, or Sacramento, CA - Greyhound Station when they travel from Sacramento 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 United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and American Airlines. Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Washington, D.C.

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

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What airports are near Sacramento?
The main airport in Sacramento is Sacramento Executive Airport. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Reno–Tahoe International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Redding Municipal, Merced 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, 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 Sacramento?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Sacramento, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sacramento and Washington, D.C.?
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Which airlines fly between Sacramento and Washington, D.C.?
Currently, you can fly between Sacramento and Washington, D.C. with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines.
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