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Flights from Perth (PER) to Washington DC (Dulles Intl) (IAD)

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Visiting from Perth to Washington DC (Dulles Intl)

Washington travel information

Washington state is the heart of the Pacific Northwest in the USA. Washington is a lively city with waterfront views and countless parks in the nation's capital. DC is where you can access the world's best museums – many that are free to visit, where you go to explore neighborhoods, event, shows and diverse communities. Be sure to explore the lush, green Olympic Peninsula, the wild white peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the relaxed, kayaker-friendly San Juan Islands and George Washingtons Estate. The best experiences are to be had in the outdoors, so plan a visit this US city.

When to visit

Best time to visit Washington

The best time to visit Washington D.C. is typically in the fall (September to November). The weather is comfortable (10ºC to 20ºC) crowds are smaller and there's still plenty to do around the city. Whenever you decide to go, there is always plenty on in the Nation's Capital. If you visit in March to April, you can catch the popular National Cherry Blossom Festival. Memorial Day weekend is 4th of July and Thanksgiving weekend is another popular time to visit. Winters are often very cold and snowy dropping to -1ºC.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)Opens external site in a new window. Typically referred to as Dulles International Airport, Dulles Airport, Washington Dulles is an international airport in the Eastern United States, located in Loudoun County and Fairfax County in Virginia, 41 Km (26 miles) west of Downtown Washington, D.C.

Arriving in Washington

The helpful staff at Washington Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Washington from Washington Airport

Getting to and from Dulles International airport is easy many different transportation options available. With options ranging from public transportation to app-based ride services, you can find a mode of transportation to meet your travel needs. Rental car companies are located on the airport. Free shuttle buses operated by each rental car company will take customers between the rental car facility and the Terminal. Washington Flyer Taxicabs serve Washington Dulles International Airport exclusively with 24-hour service to and from the airport. For public transport you can take The Silver Line Express Bus that provides a convenient, economical connection between Washington Dulles International Airport and the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station. The trip takes about 15 minutes. Other buses are available to downtown Washing D.C near the baggage claim. If you have organised a transfer or limousine, private vehicle pick-up is located outside the Main Terminal on the Arrivals Level. App-based ride services are also available.

Getting around Washington

There are many ways to get around Washington, with the following modes of transport available. Explore the national’s capital with ease by using public transport. The most commonly used transportation systems for getting around the DC area are operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Its also possible to take the MetroBus with hundreds of routes throughout the city and the greater Washington, DC area. The DC Circulator is a bus and for $1 for all riders and travels along six specific routes designed for easy-on, easy-off access at points of interest throughout the District. One of the best ways to experience Washington, DC is on foot. The city’s wide sidewalks meander past the inspiring monuments and museums found on the National Mall, as well as the intimate museums, world-class theatres and splendid gardens in the city’s collection of neighbourhoods. For an economical ways to explore the city there are plenty of options for renting bikes, scooters or mopeds. Taxis, the Vamoose Bus, Limousines, chaffier cars, ride share and guided tours are also available. 

Departure information

Fly from Perth. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Perth, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

What is the main airport called?

Perth Airport. Located 15 km (9 miles) from the city centre, Perth AirportOpens external site in a new window (PER) is the busiest and largest airport in Western Australia. All Qantas operated flights (international and domestic) operate from Terminal 3 and 4 (T3/T4) precinct. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Perth are allocated a baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage for your trip, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.

Checking in

Check-in for Qantas flights from Perth closes 30 minutes prior to departure. Passengers can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance, or visit a kiosk or desk to check-in at the terminal.

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Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

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