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More About Flying To Charleston from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Charleston

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code CHS
Distance 444 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:39PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:36AM UTC

Finding Flights from Washington DC to Charleston

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Flights to Charleston

Finding flights to Charleston is a breeze with Orbitz.com. If you plan to visit this city, you can search a variety of airfare rates with the travel planner on this site. Charleston is serviced by Charleston International Airport (CHS). This airport is located just 10 miles from downtown Charleston at 5500 International Blvd., in Charleston, South Carolina. Airlines servicing CHS include American, Delta, United, US Airways and Southwest. Travelers who are on a budget can find discount airfare rates at Orbitz.com.

Transportation from CHS

There are a variety of transportation options that travelers can use to get from CHS. Car-rental services, such as National, Avis, Hertz and Budget, offer transportation from the airport. Passengers can also use shuttle and taxi companies to get from CHS.

Weather in Charleston

Weather in Charleston is characterized by significant rainfall throughout the year. It has mild winters and hot, humid summers. Travelers to this city should bring an umbrella, no matter what time of the year they visit. Winter travelers should bring warm coats and sweaters, and summer travelers should be prepared with cool T-shirts and shorts.

Attractions in Charleston

There are an array of attractions to choose from in Charleston, including museums, historical sites, outdoor activities and galleries. One of the most popular things to do in this city is to take a ride on the Charleston Water Taxi. Let Orbitz.com plan your trip out of CHS and find you affordable flights to Charleston.

Flights from Washington to Charleston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Charleston now?

Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Washington to Charleston.

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Charleston?

Yes, you can jet from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Charleston, SC Airport (CHS-Charleston Intl.) with American Airlines, the only carrier with nonstop services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Charleston?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 28 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS).

What airlines fly from Washington to Charleston most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from DCA to Charleston, SC Airport (CHS-Charleston Intl.), reserve your ticket with American Airlines. This carrier has 82 flights each month along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Charleston?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Charleston have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Charleston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Charleston without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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