Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Cape Town (CPT)

WAS — CPT
Feb 11 — Feb 181

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl are usually found in February or March, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to CPT flight in 2023: compare Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

WAS - CPT

Price

$978 - $1,726

CPT

Temperature

53.6 - 69.8 °F

CPT

Rainfall

0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$978From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Cape Town Intl
One-way from$663One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 30% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 38 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town from $1,498 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,716 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

February can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Washington, D.C. with a flight ticket averaging about $1,214. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $879. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town (WAS - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town in February, March 2023

The best prices found for WAS to CPT flights for February, March

Washington, D.C. to Cape Town 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Washington, D.C. found for this year

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

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Non-stop flights to Cape Town from Washington, D.C.

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Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Cape Town

Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,207 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

Ethiopian Air
7.6
Good
56 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,068 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Three hour flight and no food service options except a tiny bag of almonds. Aside from that it was a super pleasurable experience!!

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Washington, D.C.?

For a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town, you will be flying into Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 9.7 mi from the center of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day. 13 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from Washington, D.C. on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, South African, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $834, but on average you can expect to pay $880.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town is less than $1,143.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $834 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Ethiopian Air, starting at $847. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 31% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $462. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and SWISS, as they are both options that can get you from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

While some choose either Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Cape Town Intl or Baltimore/Washington - Cape Town Intl, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Cape Town Intl is the most popular route from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town is generally $4,801, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $705. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $835 for that flight.

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Austrian AirlinesCheapest$589Average$1,091FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$805Average$1,324FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$811Average$898FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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South AfricanCheapest$824Average$990FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$827Average$1,344FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$846Average$1,317FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$882Average$960FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$905Average$1,110FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,011Average$1,425FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$1,227Average$1,667FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

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Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town
Sunday0daily flights
Monday1daily flight
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Saturday1daily flight
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