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?

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington to South Africa at least 41 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 41 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Washington to South Africa for as little as $959 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 $989 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Washington to South Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Washington to South Africa in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $707.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to South Africa (WAS - ZA0)?

When flying from Washington 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.

Cheap flights from Washington to South Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WAS to South Africa flights for September, October
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$685pp
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
$714pp
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 - 31 Oct
$720pp
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 South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Washington found for this year
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$685pp
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
$714pp
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 - 17 Nov
$717pp
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
6 Oct - 13 Oct
$714pp
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 - 23 Oct
$722pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
2 Oct - 13 Oct
$729pp
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 - 6:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 05m
IAD - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$600
Flyus
1:00 am - 11:20 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
27h 20m
DCA - JNB
Kenya Airways
$623
BudgetAir
3:45 pm - 6:30 am
Iberia
1 Stop
31h 45m
BWI - CPT
Iberia
$641
Fareboom

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to South Africa

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.

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

Etihad Airways is one 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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $685, but on average you can expect to pay $731.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $529. Users have also found prices from $546 and $579 on Kenya Airways and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $403. While the most popular route (Washington Dulles Intl - Sun City Pilansberg) can be booked for $987 on average our data indicates $1,833 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 Dulles Intl - Cape Town Intl.

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to South Africa

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington 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 from South Africa?

Returning to Washington from South Africa

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

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

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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
$1 = R14.92

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%
Delta
$535 $1,082 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$585 $1,006 No cancel fee 76%
Austrian Airlines
$589 $1,091 No cancel fee 78%
Ethiopian Air
$679 $919 No cancel fee 72%
KLM
$694 $1,081 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$707 $1,002 No cancel fee 71%
Turkish Airlines
$709 $1,133 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$730 $982 No cancel fee 70%
South African
$734 $1,153 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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