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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla when they travel from San Diego 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 - Rosslyn. The distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C. is 3622 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Diego and Washington, D.C. have 401 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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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from San Diego, SAN can enter Baltimore, BWI.

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Washington, D.C. takes around 4.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between San Diego and Washington, D.C. is 3622 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco.
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, Houston, Seattle, New Orleans, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa, Miami.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal, Long Beach.
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, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Altoona–Blair County, Shenandoah Valley Regional, Lancaster.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound.
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