Information for flights to Washington from Australia
|Flights arrive in||Washington|
|Flights depart from||Australia|
|Airlines||Virgin Australia, Delta, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific|
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How long is the flight to Washington?
What is the cheapest flight to Washington?
The cheapest airline ticket to Washington from Australia in the last 72 hours was $1,263 return on the route Sydney to Washington. The most popular route is Sydney to Washington and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $1,533 return.
Which Washington airport is closest to central Washington?
Washington is served by 2 major airports. Washington Reagan-National (6 kilometres) is the closest to the centre of Washington and Washington Dulles Intl is 36 kilometres away from the centre. View on map.
How do I get from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to the city centre?
If you prefer using public transport, you will find multiple buses going into the city centre when you exit the airport after baggage reclaim. If you would like to get to a train station, you should take the Silver Line Express Bus Service, which takes you directly to Silver Line Metro station. The trip should take about 15 minutes and cost USD5 (about AUD7) one-way. There are also taxis available from outside doors 2 and 6, with a customer service representative available 24 hours a day.
How do I get from Washington Reagan-National Airport to the city centre?
Reagan-National Airport is connected to the Metrorail, which you can catch from Terminals B and C. If you arrive at Terminal A, you can take an airport shuttle to get to the train station. The maximum train fare is USD6 (about AUD8.5) if you use a SmarTrip card, available for purchase from the station. Taxis are available outside all terminals, and the rates to travel within the District of Columbia range from approximately USD14 (about AUD20) to USD27 (about AUD38), plus a USD3 (about AUD4) airport fee.
Is there an on-site airport hotel at Washington Dulles Intl Airport?
There are no hotels inside the airport, however the closest hotel is the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, which is located four minutes away from the airport and offers free airport shuttle transfers. The Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel and Best Western Dulles Airport Inn are about ten minutes away, and they both offer an airport shuttle service.
Is there any help available for distressed passengers?
Traveler’s Aid is a non-profit organization present at both Washington airports to assist distressed passengers. You will find their desks next to baggage reclaim areas 6, 12 and 14 at Washington Dulles Intl Airport, though they also have roaming staff on all concourses. If you are at Washington Reagan-National Airport, the organization has desks located in all terminals.
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