Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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The best prices from Washington to Johannesburg are usually found in February or November, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to JNB flight in 2021: compare Washington to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
WAS - JNB
Price
$744 - $1,453
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$744

From Washington to Johannesburg

One-way from

$571

One-way flight from Washington to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington to Johannesburg?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 25% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington to Johannesburg?

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington to Johannesburg at least 51 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Washington to Johannesburg for as little as $1,045 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,414 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Johannesburg?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $1,222 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $889. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Johannesburg (WAS - JNB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington to Johannesburg in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 26% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Washington to Johannesburg in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to JNB flights for May, June
16 May - 31 Oct
$812pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 May - 27 May
$865pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 May - 27 May
$873pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Washington found for this year
8 Sep - 22 Sep
$629pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Dec - 22 Dec
$702pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
7 Oct - 28 Oct
$724pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from Washington, departing today and this week
16 May - 31 Oct
$812pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 May - 27 May
$865pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 May - 27 May
$873pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Johannesburg
2:00 am - 6:55 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
46h 55m
IAD - JNB
Kenya Airways
$571
BudgetAir
1:40 pm - 4:30 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
32h 50m
IAD - JNB
Lufthansa
$802
Lufthansa
1:35 pm - 4:30 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
56h 55m
BWI - JNB
United Airlines
$815
United

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington to Johannesburg due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Washington and Johannesburg for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Washington to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Washington to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Washington to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

South African, Delta, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from Washington?

Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Washington to Johannesburg. You should not have trouble finding flights to OR Tambo from Washington; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Washington per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 15 airlines have flights to the Johannesburg airport from Washington. It is only a 12.8 mi journey from OR Tambo (JNB) to Johannesburg’s city center.

Can I find flights from Washington to Johannesburg for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Johannesburg for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $629, but on average you can expect to pay $793.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Johannesburg for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Washington to Johannesburg, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Johannesburg for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally colder than in Washington. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Washington to Johannesburg?

Departing from Washington to Johannesburg will take you 20h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington to Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington to Johannesburg is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $629 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ethiopian Air and Qatar Airways, starting at $724 and $865 round-trip. Turkish Airlines is priced at 34% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington to Johannesburg one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Kenya Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $571. Ethiopian Air flights start at $618 while deals on Lufthansa start at $781 one-way.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.05
Average temperature for May in Johannesburg
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Johannesburg
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
$679 $882 No cancel fee 72%
Etihad Airways
$746 $898 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$707 $906 No cancel fee 71%
Qatar Airways
$737 $951 No cancel fee 68%
SWISS
$649 $956 No cancel fee 79%
British Airways
$730 $957 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$638 $1,009 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$694 $1,036 No cancel fee 75%
Emirates
$782 $1,158 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$774 $1,221 No cancel fee 77%
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