Flights from Washington DC to London

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Washington DC to London

Favorite airline: Aer Lingus
The majority of passengers on the route Washington-DC – London prefer to fly with Aer Lingus.
Aer Lingus
33 %
21 %
British Airways
16 %
Tip: book 3 weeks before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 3 weeks before travel. Save up to 53 %.
23 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Compared to other weekdays, flights are cheapest on Tuesday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average $145.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 20min
18h 45min
21h 40min
Favourite connection: via Dublin
37 % of booked tickets on this route are for flights with a transfer in Dublin.
1 stopover Dublin
11h 00min, from $442
37 %
1 stopover Reykjavik-Keflavik International
18h 45min, from $433
24 %
Direct flights
07h 20min, from $578
20 %

Useful information about the flight from Washington DC to London

Flights from Washington D.C. to London

In all honesty the best flight route between Washington DC and London is on Air Force 1, but considering that idealo has not quite managed to secure a deal with that airline, there are a few very good plan B options. British Airways, United and Virgin Atlantic will take you the 3 and half thousand miles across the pond in just over 7 hours. And with between 7 and 8 direct flights a day to choose from, you might just find yourself feeling somewhat presidential as you swoop over Buckingham Palace.

Cheap flights from Washington to London

The best way to get a low cost air ticket would be to consider having a few stops on your trip. Airlines that offer good deals with one stop are American and Air France. But if you plan well in advance there often is little price difference between direct flights and ones with stop overs, so booking early remains your best way to save money.

Destination London

Regardless of which airport you choose to land in, although the most likely would probably be Heathrow Internationl Airport if you are on a direct flight, getting around the city will not be a problem. It just so happens that London has the oldest subway network in the world, so they Brits are practiced in getting you were you need to be fast and in old world style.

Flight information: Washington-DC - London

Roundtrip from $433.09
Flight duration min. 07:00 / max. 08:22
Return flight duration min. 08:20/ max. 08:45
Distance 5903 km
Flights per week 53
Departure airport Washington-DC (WAS)
Arrival airport London, all Airports (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Destination country United Kingdom