Skip to Navigation


Don't be fooled into thinking that a trip to Washington D.C is just about history and politics. Granted, as the US capital city this is an important part of its appeal, but beyond the obvious sightseeing you'll discover much more.

Gone are the days where Washington D.C was seen as stuffy or political, trendier than ever this cosmopolitan destination is home to eclectic neighbourhoods, incredible gastronomy, vibrant nightlife and a great shopping scene. Combine time spent seeing 'must see' attractions like The White House and Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool with days browsing in upscale boutiques, people watching in quaint pavement cafes or drinking cocktails at the hippest rooftop bars. Keep your eyes peeled for the Red Hook Lobster Pound, a popular food truck that's on the move each day or enjoy a leisurely picnic in Rock Creek Park. Explore by bike, or hire a car and take a daytrip to Mount Vernon and colonial Williamsburg.

Washington holidays we recommend

Book flight + hotel together and save

Driving itineraries we recommend from Washington D.C

Create an unforgettable fly-drive itinerary for your Washington D.C holiday

Washington D.C. Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Washington D.C. Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour.

Discover Washington D.C. at your leisure with a one-day ticket on the hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of Washington D.C. at your own pace. Hop on and off at any of the 20 stops as often as you like along the three trolley routes. See the National Mall and Downtown on the 'orange loop', National Cathedral, Uptown and Georgetown on the 'green loop' and the White House on the 'green line'.

Learn more

Terms and Conditions

Create a trip

Create a trip
Journey Type
More information
Ticket typeMore information
PassengersExplanation of 'young adults'

Book direct for a better deal


No hidden costs

The price you see first is the price you'll see last.

Find out more

Low price finder and low initial deposits.

Budgeting tools

Low price finder and low initial deposits.

Find out more


Hold your flight booking for 72 hours for a small fee


Why fly BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance**
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Manage your travel plans with the British Airways app

*Except on Basic short haul fares. **Long haul economy allowance.