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Fares from $20 One Way, $39 Round Trip from Washington to Boston

Prices starting at $39 for return flights and $20 for one-way flights to Boston were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Washington to Boston

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeBOS
Distance368 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:15PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:26AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 1, 2020

My return flight staff went above and beyond on my flight. Extremely thoughtful and professional and the Captain

Feb 16, 2020

Excellent flight!

Feb 14, 2020

I slept through flight... dont remember a thing

Jan 26, 2020

Overall a great flight. However, it was way too cold on the plane. Made it difficult to be comfortable.

Jan 25, 2020

The TVs all worked on this plane was very nice to see everyone got to enjoy a show on this trip

Jan 20, 2020

It is really wrong that they charge to check a bag at the ticket counter, but not at the gate. This also slows boarding because people are forcing their bags overhead.

Jan 8, 2020

Great flight!

Dec 29, 2019

Excellent service even on a short flight.

Dec 27, 2019

The gate attendant was fantastic! I have mobility issues and she was kind, compassionate and very helpful. The flight staff was terrific, as well. This was my first time flying Delta in many years. I’ll definitely fly Delta again.

Dec 22, 2019

Uneventful flight. Best kind.

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Popular Routes from Washington to Boston

There are more than 330 direct flights each week from Washington to Boston, with eight airlines operating this service. American Airlines is the most popular flight provider on this route.

The most popular departure point is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, with more than 750,000 passengers leaving here for Boston each year.

The next most popular flight route leaves from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall, with more than half a million passengers choosing this option. A further 250,000 people depart from Washington Dulles International for Boston each year.


The Flight from Washington to Boston

The flight time from Washington to Boston is approximately one hour and 15 minutes and covers a distance of 393 miles. With more than 1.3 million people each year making the trip, this is one of the busiest internal flight routes in the US.

The flight path heads out to the north west from all three of Washington’s airports towards the cities of Philadelphia and New York. The route takes you over Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut to Massachusetts and to your destination in Boston

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the nearest airport to the city and was named in honor of the former President. It is located in the county of Arlington, Virginia, around five miles from the downtown Washington area. The airport is a fortress hub for American Airlines and handles around 21 million passengers every year.

The other main airport in the city is Washington Dulles, located around 26 miles from the downtown area. It also handles around 21 million passengers a year but is set to grow in the coming years to become the larger of the two.

A little further afield is Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall, located around 30 miles to the northeast of the city. It is the busiest of the three airports, with around 25 million passengers using its services each year.

The arrival airport in Boston is Logan International, located in the East Boston area of the city. It is the largest airport in the state and 16th busiest in the country, with 34 million passengers flying in and out every year.

With a good choice of direct flights from Washington to Boston available with numerous major airlines, find your perfect flights and enjoy your journey.


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Flights from Washington to Boston - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Boston?

There are 3 airlines that offer nonstop services from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Boston, MA Airport (BOS-Logan Intl.), so get ready to click that "book" button. One of these popular carriers will have the flight you're looking for:

  • JetBlue Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Boston?

If conditions are good and all goes according to plan, you could be landing at Boston, MA Airport (BOS-Logan Intl.) from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) in just 1 hour and 22 minutes. With such a fast flight time, think about taking carry-on luggage only.

What airlines fly from Washington to Boston most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Boston, MA Airport (BOS-Logan Intl.), including JetBlue Airways (B6). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 333 flights on this route each month. If you'd like some more options, have a look at the ticket prices with American Airlines (AA), which offers 254 flights from Washington to Boston every month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 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.