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Departure
Seattle, WA
Arrival
Washington, DC

Flight time from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC is 4 hours 43 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from SEA to DCA is 4 hours 43 minutes (Operated by Delta Air Lines)

The nearest airport to Seattle, WA, is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and the nearest airport to Washington, DC, is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

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Distance from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC is approximately 3700 kilometers.

Flights from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
Delta Air Lines
SEA ➝ DCA
4 hrs 43 mins
American Airlines
SEA ➝ DCA
4 hrs 47 mins
Emirates Airline
SEA ➝ DCA
4 hrs 47 mins
United Airlines
SEA ➝ DCA
4 hrs 47 mins
US Airways
SEA ➝ DCA
4 hrs 47 mins

Flight time from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC via Atlanta, GA • SEA to DCA via ATL

Flight duration from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via Hartsfield-jackson Atlanta International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 6 hours 59 minutes

Delta Air Lines SEA to ATL
4 hrs 41 mins
ATL
 Waiting Time
41 mins
ATL to DCA
1 hr 37 mins
Total Duration:
6 hrs 59 mins

Flight time from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC via New York • SEA to IAD via JFK

Flight duration from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via John F Kennedy International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 10 hours 28 minutes

Delta Air Lines SEA to JFK
5 hrs 15 mins
JFK
 Waiting Time
3 hrs 55 mins
JFK to IAD
1 hr 18 mins
Total Duration:
10 hrs 28 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC is around 5 hours .

Fastest one-stop flight between Seattle, WA and Washington, DC takes close to 7 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 30 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Seattle, WA to either of the major airports that serves Washington, DC.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Seattle, WA - 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 31 mins to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Seattle, WA, United States to airports near Washington, DC, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, WA to airports nearest to Washington, DC is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
SEA - RIC Richmond, VA, Richmond International Airport 7 hrs 41 mins 1 Stop
SEA - ORF Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport 7 hrs 25 mins 1 Stop
SEA - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 4 hrs 59 mins Non-Stop
SEA - PHF Newport News, Newport News/williamsb Airport 8 hrs 3 mins 1 Stop
SEA - ROA Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport 7 hrs 23 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Seattle, WA and Washington, DC

Seattle, WA time is 3 hours behind Washington, DC

Current time in Seattle, WA, United States : Mon, 5 Dec, 2022,
Seattle, WA Timezone: PST (-08:00)

06:10 PM

Current time in Washington, DC, United States :, Mon, 5 Dec, 2022,
Washington, DC Timezone: EST (-05:00)

09:10 PM

SEA to IAD Flight - Seattle, WA Airport to Washington, DC Airport Flight Route Map

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

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