Book Cheap Flight Tickets from Washington DC (WAS) to Atlanta (ATL)
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Atlanta is the busiest domestic route from Washington DC, therefore, finding a cheap flight can become a difficult task. Whether you’re planning a fun-filled vacation with your family or a bureaucratic trip to Atlanta, you will want to save some dollars for your trip to Atlanta. And that is why our mind-blowing deals for DC to Atlanta flights offer breathing space. 

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About Los Angeles

Settled on the bank of the Potomac River, Washington, DC, is the capital and political center of the USA. From neoclassical monuments and government buildings to many iconic sights and museums, DC offers a multitude of attractions and activities for its visitors and residents alike. The city also boasts several renowned cafes, boutiques, clubs, and restaurants.

The Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian Institution, the White House, the Washington Monument, the Kennedy Center, and the Folger Theater are some of the popular tourist attractions here.

About Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia's capital, is a bustling metropolis that inspires images of Southern charm. The city has a fascinating cultural scene, hot nights, historical landmarks, excellent museums, and innumerable other sights for visitors. Atlanta is well-known for its fast-food joints, bringing people from all around. Also, Atlanta is a commercial hub of the south, with several headquarters and offices.

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FAQs on Washington DC to Atlanta Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from Washington, DC to Atlanta?

The airlines flying directly from Washington DC to Atlanta are:

  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • United Express
2. I’m booking a non-stop/direct flight to Atlanta from Washington, DC. Which airport do I choose?

Washington, DC is served by three airports, all of which offer non-stop flights to Atlanta. The airports are:

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). The airport is about 33 miles northeast of DC’s city center.
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located about 5 miles south of the city center.
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) is around 28 miles west of Washington, DC.


All the flights departing from Washington DC will land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the only airport in Atlanta, Georgia. You can choose amongst the three airports in DC depending upon travel time to the airport, the departure time, and the airfare offered.

3. What is the flight duration between Washington DC and Atlanta?
The flight distance between Washington DC and Atlanta is about 543 miles or 471 nautical miles. A non-stop flight taking off from Washington DC takes an hour and 55 minutes on average to cover this distance and land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from Washington, DC to Atlanta?
Delta Air Lines offers the least number of delayed flights between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, followed by Southwest and Spirit Airlines.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Washington, DC to Atlanta?
Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Atlanta from Washington, DC. Generally, flights to Atlanta from DC are the most expensive on Friday evening and Monday morning. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find affordable flights. Be flexible with your plans and explore our flight deals to secure a cheap flight.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from BWI/DCA/IAD to ATL?
Many budget airlines typically charge a small penalty fee for changes or cancellations of flights. However, whether you incur a cancellation fee depends on your airline alone. Please check the cancelation policy of the airlines or contact our customer support team for more information.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Washington, DC to Atlanta?
Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) offer sleeping areas to passengers after security check-in. Some airlines also offer lounges with sleeping areas or rooms for business and first-class ticket holders. Whereas, the airport in Atlanta offers reclined chairs and pre-installed seats in the concourse area where passengers can relax.
8. Am I allowed to carry food and eatables on my flight to Atlanta?
You may carry food and eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed according to the TSA policy. Passengers are not allowed to carry liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Washington, DC to Atlanta?

The baggage allowance on a flight from BWI/DCA/IAD to Atlanta may vary with the airlines and the ticket. As per the standard for domestic flights in the USA, you can check in one piece of baggage and carry one in the cabin. 

Checked Baggage 

  • Dimensions: the sum of three sides (length + width + height) of checked baggage must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm).
  • The weight must be less than 50 pounds (23 kg). You are advised to check with the airlines or our travel agents before booking. 

Carry-on Baggage

  • The carry-on's weight cannot exceed 18 lbs (8 kg), and its dimensions must be compatible with fitting in the overhead cabin or beneath the seat.
10. I lost my baggage during my flight to Atlanta from Washington, DC. How can I recover it?

If you lost your baggage during your flight to Atlanta from Washington, DC, here are a few steps you can take to recover it.

  • Contact the airlines immediately. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage.
  • Request for delivery to your address or accommodation till your baggage is recovered.
  • Request for baggage fee reimbursement
  • Keep all the receipts for incidental expenses.


Airlines usually take 1–5 days to declare baggage lost. If your baggage is lost, airlines will compensate you for your baggage and its contents. Check the airline and government policies for more information, or contact our travel experts.

11. How would I get the best deal on my flight from Washington DC to Atlanta?
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