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Route Information for Flights from Houston to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code IAH
Destination Airport IATA Code DCA
Flight Price $215
Distance 1,929 km

Houston (HOU) to Washington (WAS)

Work or play? Either way, you're going to want a great deal on a flight to Washington. Because when you finally land, you have a city that is waiting to be explored, and that extra cash in your pocket can take your trip from "meh" to amazing. You're on the perfect page to score an awesome deal on your next flight from Houston. Whether you are an airline aficionado or only have a few trips under your wing, read on to see how to book a too-good-to-be-true flight.

How do you get the best deal on a ticket from HOU to WAS?

We've been doing this for a long time, so we know a few ways to find the best deal on your flight to Washington. You'll make spending less look so very good with a little know-how.

What is the cheapest day to fly?

With the right attitude and flexibility, you can fly for less. Below are the cheapest days to fly:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday—You know how most stores are not crowded midweek? Same thing here. Most people opt to depart at the beginning or end of the week.
  • Thursday and Saturday—Get a head start on that Friday crowd. This also works on your return flight. Shorten your holiday by a day and increase your savings.
  • Monday through Thursday—If you're flying internationally, deals are often available when departing these days.

What's the Saturday night stay rule?

Staying the weekend at your destination, like Washington, usually means a less-expensive return ticket since most people fly during this time. Good thing to tell your boss if you have a business trip -- wink-wink.

What are shoulder seasons?

Off-peak and shoulder seasons are when most vacationers aren't going to certain locations. So when it's cold, most people head to warmer climates like the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, etc., just like our feathered friends. But in the summer, you'll find that Europe is where it's at. You can usually save on your flight when you fly when everyone else isn't.

If the price is right, pick it!

Airline carriers change their rates often. If a price you want pops up, then grab it. There are a lot of others that are waiting a great deal on a flight from Houston to Washington. You could lose your chance to dial in the time and the flight you wanted.

Are there any other ways to save on my flight to Washington?

The Hotwire Hot Rate is for travelers who have a lot of flexibility in their travel plans. You'll get a fantastic price on a ticket to Washington from Houston. After your purchase, you'll get the time and name of the airline, but if you are not on a set schedule, you can save big on your flight.

Book today

Use our guide before you reserve your next flight from Houston to Washington. You may have enough cash back in your hand to add something that makes this vacay extra exciting ... or you can pocket the savings and put it toward your next flight out of Houston.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Hotwire.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.