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 - ZA1
Price
$744 - $1,453
ZA1
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
ZA1
Precipitation
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

$618

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?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 25% on the overall cost on flights from Washington to Johannesburg.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 41 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 41 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $959, or $989 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Washington in February are about $963 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $707.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Johannesburg (WAS - ZA1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Washington to Johannesburg in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Washington to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WAS to JNB flights for September, October
20 Sep - 20 Oct
$696pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 Oct - 17 Nov
$697pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
6 Oct - 13 Oct
$715pp
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

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Washington found for this year
20 Sep - 20 Oct
$696pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20 Oct - 17 Nov
$697pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Nov - 21 Nov
$712pp
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
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$716pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
30 Sep - 12 Oct
$738pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
30 Sep - 1 Nov
$751pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Johannesburg
7:15 pm - 6:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 05m
IAD - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$618
Ovago
1:00 am - 11:20 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
27h 20m
IAD - JNB
Kenya Airways
$626
BudgetAir
3:45 pm - 2:15 am
Iberia
1 Stop
27h 30m
BWI - JNB
Iberia
$632
Fareboom

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Johannesburg

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to Johannesburg are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 $697, but on average you can expect to pay $736.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Johannesburg for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at $697. Another option worth looking into is Ethiopian Air, starting at $712 round trip. These flights start at 27% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $555. However, be on the lookout for offers from Kenya Airways and Iberia, as they are both options that can get you from Washington to Johannesburg for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from Johannesburg?

Returning to Washington from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

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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 = R14.72
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

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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