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Flight time from London to Washington, DC is 8 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from LHR to IAD is 8 hours (Operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways)

Non-Stop London to Washington, DC flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from London to Washington, DC?

Non-stop flight time from London to Washington, DC is around 8 hours to 9 hours .

Fastest one-stop flight between London and Washington, DC takes close to 11 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 36 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the airports in London to one of the two major airports that serves Washington, DC.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, London - Washington, DC flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 28 mins to 24 hrs .

The nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to Washington, DC, is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Find flights from London to cities and airports near Washington, DC

Distance from London to Washington, DC is approximately 5900 kilometers.

Flights from London to Washington, DC • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from London arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Washington, DC is served by 2 international airports.

United Airlines
8 hrs 10 mins
Cyprus Airways
8 hrs 15 mins
Aer Lingus
8 hrs 15 mins
Scandinavian Airlines System
8 hrs 15 mins
Cathay Pacific
8 hrs 15 mins

Flight time from London to Washington, DC via Raleigh/Durham, NC • LHR to DCA via RDU

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via Raleigh-durham International Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 12 hours 20 minutes

American Airlines
Total flight duration
12 hours 20 minutes
LHR to RDU → 9 hours 5 minutes
RDU Stop 2 hours 15 minutes
RDU to DCA → 1 hour

Flight time from London to Washington, DC via Dublin • LCY to IAD via DUB

Flight duration from London City Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via Dublin Airport, Ireland on Air France flight is 22 hours 55 minutes

Air France
Total flight duration
22 hours 55 minutes
LCY to DUB → 1 hour 15 minutes
DUB Stop 13 hours 35 minutes
DUB to IAD → 8 hours 5 minutes

Flight time from London, United Kingdom to airports near Washington, DC, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from London Heathrow Airport, London to airports nearest to Washington, DC is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LHR - PIT Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh International Airport 13 hrs 6 mins1 Stop
LHR - PHF Newport News, Newport News/williamsb Airport 13 hrs 1 Stop
LHR - DCA Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 13 hrs 6 mins1 Stop
LHR - ROA Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport 12 hrs 21 mins1 Stop
LHR - ORF Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport 13 hrs 58 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between London and Washington, DC

American Airlines

British Airways

Delta Air Lines


United Airlines

US Airways

Virgin Atlantic Airways

London - Washington, DC Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in London, United Kingdom :
11:31 PM, Sat, 4 Jul, 2015
London Timezone: +01:00
Current time in Washington, DC, United States :
06:31 PM, Sat, 4 Jul, 2015
Washington, DC Timezone: -04:00
London time is 5 hours ahead of Washington, DC

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LHR to IAD Flight - London Airport to Washington, DC Airport Flight Route Map

Location of London Airport & Washington, DC Airport is given below. Click the map to view London to Washington, DC flight path and travel direction.

London - Lat: 51.4706, Long: -0.4619   Washington, DC - Lat: 38.9534, Long: -77.4477

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