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Fly to the capital with it all

Make your way to the wonders of Washington D.C with flights from London Heathrow (LHR) and arrive to this captivating place in just under 8 hours. With flights to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) departing daily from London, it’s an easy city to reach.

Embrace this creative city and all it has to offer when you book holidays to Washington D.C. Travel to a capital bursting with culture and cool neighbourhood vibes. With direct flights from London to Washington Dulles International Airport, touchdown in the US in 7 hours and 55 minutes. Just 26 miles from the centre, jump on the train, then hop on the metro or wave for a taxi, before arriving to one of our many hotels.

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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
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Flying direct to Washington with British Airways

With several departures every day 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
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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
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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
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Getting around Washington

Washington D.C. 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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