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Flight booking tips

Favorite airline: e.g. Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, United Airlines
18 % of flights booked on the route from Washington-DC to London are booked with Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and United Airlines.
6 %
Austrian Airlines
6 %
United Airlines
6 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
If booked 2 months before travel, flights cost only $467.00.
76 days before departure
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
On this route, direct flights are $128.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 25min
19h 25min
17h 35min
The favorite connection is non-stop
36 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
07h 25min, from $609
36 %
1 stopover New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY
10h 25min, from $633
14 %
1 stopover Dublin
09h 45min, from $677
6 %

Travel Tips

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 details Washington-DC - London
  • Flight duration: min. 07:00 / max. 08:22
  • Distance: 5903 km
  • Flights per week: 53
  • Return flight duration: min. 08:20 / max. 08:45