Why BA?

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

  • Seat selection available online 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Complimentary onboard food and bar service
  • Enjoy the latest movies, TV, and music on your personal seatback screen
  • Earn Avios points when you fly to spend on reward flights

Discover Washington with flights from London

Fly direct from one world-class capital to another with British Airways flights to Washington D.C. Our flights depart regularly from London Heathrow, delivering you straight to the heart of the United States' capital. Explore America's finest museums and memorials, visit the White House, soak up panoramic views from the towering Washington Monument and relax by a riverside café in Georgetown. A plethora of iconic attractions await you in Washington D.C. - and you'll arrive refreshed and ready to explore when you fly with us.

Washington flight facts

Flight duration

Flight duration

When you fly to Washington D.C. direct from London Heathrow, you’ll arrive at your destination in 7 hours and 55 minutes. Whilst on board, our friendly cabin crew will ensure your comfort and safety from take-off to landing.

Flying direct to Washington with British Airways

Flying direct to Washington with British Airways

With several departures every week from London Heathrow, you'll be able to choose a convenient time to fly to Washington D.C. With our comfortable and direct flights, you'll reach your destination before you know it, whilst enjoying professional and friendly service, complimentary food and drink and the latest in-flight entertainment.

Arriving in Washington

Arriving in Washington

We fly directly into Washington Dulles International Airport, located 26 miles from the city's downtown area, as well as to Baltimore. There are a number of public transport options and taxis available from the terminal building, making it quick and easy to travel from the airport to the iconic sights of Washington. Make the most of your time in the US capital by hiring a car and enjoy the freedom of exploring the city and beyond.

Leaving from London Heathrow

Leaving from London Heathrow

With BA, you can choose a convenient London Heathrow departure time to travel to Washington when it suits you best. Our online and mobile check-in options let you save even more time at the airport, and a 23kg checked baggage allowance allows you to concentrate on making the most of your hassle-free holiday from start to finish.

Getting around Washington

Getting around Washington

Washington DC prides itself on being home to one of the safest, most efficient public transport systems in the world. Visitors should find it easy to navigate the city using the Metrorail and Metrobus systems, running from 5am until midnight, or until 3am on weekends. The layout of the Metrorail system allows passengers to travel between any two stations in the network with no more than a single transfer, making it easy for visitors to reach their destination.

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