When is the best time to take a trip from San Francisco to Washington DC? Find out here

Whether you're looking for a flight during the week or on the weekend – with idealo you'll find everything you need to book a reasonably priced trip from San Francisco to Washington DC. By taking a look at our database, it is clear that the most affordable ticket prices for flights start at $177. Tickets for flights on Mondays are up to 27 % more expensive when compared to other days of the week. American Airlines und Sun Country Airlines are each chosen 50 % of the time by idealo customers, making them the most frequently used airlines for this route.

Time-saving direct flights from San Francisco to Washington DC

Direct flights often provide speed, comfort and convenience. Without having to stop on your journey, you'll be able to enjoy a relaxing flight. For daily direct flights you can book your trip with United Airlines or Virgin America in July, August, September, October, November and December. At only $177 these are the lowest priced flight connections in our database.

One-stop connections – the cheapest way to travel

Compared to direct flights, connections with stopovers are up to $8 cheaper. The cheapest prices for stopover flights start at $179 and for direct flights at $187. After checking the flight database for this flight, it indicates that only 16 % of users choose stopover flights, while 35 % choose direct flights. The most popular stopover flights are those with stops in Dallas or Minneapolis. With a flight time of 6 hours and 30 minutes, flights that land in Dallas are the fastest connections with a stopover. When flying this route, you only need one hour and 35 minutes longer than with a direct flight. Whether you prefer a direct or a non-stop flight – find the right connection with our help.