Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to JNB flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to South Africa?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Washington, D.C.. Prices for February average $963 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $707. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 50% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to South Africa (WAS - ZA)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 41 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 41 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $959. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $989.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for WAS to South Africa flights for May, June
31 May - 9 Jun
$812pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
31 May - 9 Jun
$871pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
19 May - 26 May
$876pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Washington, D.C. to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Washington, D.C. found for this year
24 Nov - 9 Dec
$584pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$586pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$586pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
$934pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
24 May - 14 Jun
$938pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
24 May - 31 May
$939pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa
4:40 pm - 1:45 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
27h 05m
IAD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$571
oojo
7:10 am - 5:35 pm
Delta
2 Stops
28h 25m
DCA - CPT
Delta
$605
Delta
1:15 pm - 7:25 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
36h 10m
IAD - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$639
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Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to South Africa

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $556, but on average you can expect to pay $618.

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

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

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

$513 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Delta, with prices starting from $562 and $605, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to South Africa?

The most popular flight routes from Washington, D.C. to South Africa are Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Baltimore/Washington - Johannesburg OR Tambo and Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $371. While the most popular route (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for $586 on average our data indicates $1,754 when flying from Washington, D.C. to South Africa.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Washington, D.C.?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington, D.C. to South Africa

Most visitors from Washington, D.C. need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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, D.C. from South Africa?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to South Africa 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
$509 $893 No cancel fee 72%
SWISS
$531 $666 No cancel fee 79%
Austrian Airlines
$589 $1,091 No cancel fee 78%
Emirates
$610 $1,058 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$693 $823 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$707 $906 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$724 $976 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$732 $1,175 No cancel fee N/A
South African
$734 $1,153 No cancel fee 78%
Etihad Airways
$746 $898 No cancel fee 75%
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