The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Washington from Canada, with most prices found around 293 C$. If you don’t want to visit Washington in March, then you should wait until February to fly from Canada, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of 297 C$.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Washington from Canada when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Washington for around 351 C$ when searching 60 days out. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Washington at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as 251 C$ in the past 72 hours.
The cheapest day to depart from Canada to Washington is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as 342 C$. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around 401 C$. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Washington.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Washington is in the afternoon. Flights from Canada to Washington during this time can be as low as 345 C$. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying at noon when prices are 372 C$ on average. Flights to Washington from Canada at noon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Washington area find that parks like National Mall are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Washington in April or October.
The best time to plan to fly to Washington to go sightseeing would be when the temperature is not unbearable and the chance of rain is only moderate. Considering those guidelines, May seem like the best times of year to plan your visit.