Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to JNB flight in 2021: compare Washington to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington to South Africa?

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 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 to South Africa from $1,045 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,414 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to South Africa?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa 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.

Cheap flights from Washington to South Africa in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to South Africa flights for May, June
12 May - 16 Jun
$725pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 May - 16 Jun
$729pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
11 May - 17 Jun
$737pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Washington found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$701pp
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 Sep - 22 Sep
$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
22 Sep - 5 Oct
$704pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Washington, departing today and this week
12 May - 16 Jun
$725pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 May - 16 Jun
$729pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
11 May - 17 Jun
$737pp
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 South Africa from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to South Africa
7:15 pm - 7:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 05m
IAD - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$590
Flyus
12:40 pm - 3:05 am
British Airways
2 Stops
32h 25m
DCA - JNB
British Airways
$653
KAYAK
2:00 am - 6:55 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
46h 55m
IAD - JNB
Kenya Airways
$693
BudgetAir

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington to South Africa 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 South Africa 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 South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to South Africa 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Delta, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to South Africa for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $701, but on average you can expect to pay $743.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Washington to South Africa, 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 South Africa for under $800?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington to South Africa?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from Washington to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to South Africa?

The most popular flight routes from Washington to South Africa are Washington Dulles Intl - Sun City Pilansberg, Washington Dulles Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo and Washington Reagan-National - Johannesburg OR Tambo.

What are the cheapest Flights from Washington to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Washington to South Africa is generally $1,833, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $403. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Sun City Pilansberg), you can expect to pay $987 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Washington to South Africa?

United Airlines, Ethiopian Air, and Delta can get you from Washington to South Africa in just under 19h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $701, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Washington to South Africa and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Ethiopian Air for as low as $737.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Kenya Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $573. Users have also found prices from $580 and $590 on Kenya Airways and British Airways, respectively.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to South Africa.
Today's exchange rate
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Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
SWISS
$531 $811 No cancel fee 79%
Etihad Airways
$746 $898 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$730 $982 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$707 $1,002 No cancel fee 71%
Air France
$802 $1,023 No cancel fee 77%
KLM
$694 $1,081 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$737 $1,088 No cancel fee 68%
Austrian Airlines
$589 $1,091 No cancel fee 78%
Emirates
$782 $1,122 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$709 $1,133 No cancel fee 77%
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