Cheap Flights to Washington Dulles International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is a major U.S. airport serving a large section of the north-east, including Washington D.C. and Maryland as well as parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania. With dozens of available airlines and the capacity to serve over 20 million passengers, booking a flight to Washington Dulles Airport is simple. Just enter your starting city or country, travel dates, and airport code IAD into Skyscanner's flight search tool. Skyscanner will search for all available flight routes and list the cheapest ways to fly to Washington.
Best Time to Book a Flight to Washington
Though tourists flock to Washington during the summer months, the weather is so hot and humid that it is actually nicer to visit the city between April and May or between September and October. During these months, the city is generally less busy, and the weather is much more comfortable. If you can't choose between the spring or the fall, let Skyscanner's Cheapest Month Search Tool guide you by showing you the month with the lowest airfare prices to Washington.
Airlines that Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport
Dozens of airlines fly to and from Washington Dulles Airport, including big Canadian airlines like Air Canada Express. Direct flights between Washington and Montreal and between Washington and Toronto are available. Other big airlines operating out of Washington Dulles include American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. United Airlines and United Express are the airlines offering the most flight destinations.
Arriving at the Airport
Washington Dulles Airport is quite large, with 123 gates spread between three passenger terminals: the Main Terminal, Concourses A/B, and Concourses C/D. Air Canada Express and Frontier Airlines use the Main Terminal, United and United Express use Concourses C/D, and all other airlines share Concourses A/B. The terminals are linked via pedestrian walkways and shuttle trains.
Washington Flyer Taxicabs are the exclusive cab company serving Washington Dulles Airport. These cabs wait at arrivals 24/7. A cab ride into Washington D.C. will cost about $75 CAD. The airport also allows Uber and Lyft drivers to pick up directly at arrivals. For about $15 CAD, you can also board a shuttle from the main terminal to the nearby Metrorail station, which can then connect you easily to many of the nearby cities. Multiple rental car companies are also available on site, including Budget and Enterprise.
Washington Dulles International Airport Facilities
Washington Dulles Airport is equipped with everything you'll need to relax after a long flight, from quick service cafes to sit down restaurants and small snack shops. Available shopping categories range from high-end and casual apparel to electronics, books, and souvenirs. There are multiple spa locations throughout the airport as well as a few luxury makeup and skincare shops.
There are also a handful of currency exchange service centres located throughout the airport as well as ATMs and charging stations. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in all parts of the airport. If you are flying with children, there are several private nursing rooms available as well as a fun and interactive play room complete with slides and puzzle games.
What to See and Do in Washington
Washington, D.C. is the centre for U.S. politics and history. The top tourist destinations in the city are all interesting and educational spots like the National Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian. You also won't want to miss taking a picture at historic buildings and monuments like the White House and the Lincoln Memorial.
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