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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)

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

$542

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 at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Washington to Johannesburg in January, February 2021

29 Jan - 11 Feb
$723pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
25 Feb - 6 Mar
$726pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$838pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

28 Mar - 15 Apr
$666pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
2 May - 3 Jun
$686pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
5 May - 19 May
$689pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Johannesburg from Washington

2 May - 3 Jun
$5,083pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
South African
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
16 Apr - 3 May
$5,100pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
South African
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
7 Jun - 2 Jul
$5,101pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
South African
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Johannesburg

4 Feb - 4 Mar
$878pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
4 Feb - 4 Mar
$888pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
4 Feb - 4 Mar
$920pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Washington

6:25 pm - 6:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 45m
IAD - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$542
CheapFlights
7:06 am - 5:15 am
British Airways
2 Stops
39h 09m
DCA - JNB
British Airways
$557
KAYAK
5:02 am - 5:55 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
41h 53m
IAD - JNB
Kenya Airways
$661
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

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 Delta and 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.

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 $666, but on average you can expect to pay $757.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Johannesburg for under $5,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from Washington to Johannesburg under $5,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Johannesburg is less than $8,066.

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

There are currently 16+ 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 18h 45m. 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 $666 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ethiopian Air and Etihad Airways, starting at $768 and $782 round-trip. Turkish Airlines is priced at 30% 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 Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $392. Kenya Airways flights start at $396 while deals on British Airways start at $496 one-way.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.19
Average temperature for January in Johannesburg
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Johannesburg
5.0 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Johannesburg

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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