Cheap flights from Cape Town to Washington

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Washington are usually found in March or October, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Washington

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to WAS flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.

CPT - WAS

Price

R868 - R1 162

WAS

Temperature

2 - 27 °C

WAS

Precipitation

66 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 218

From Cape Town Intl to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

R8 954

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Washington (WAS)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Washington?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 19% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 4% 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 50 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 Cape Town to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R14 634, or R14 634 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Washington?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Washington from Cape Town average R15 114. You can even find prices in March for less than R15 114, as users have found deals to Washington from as low as R11 756. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Washington (CPT - WAS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cape Town to Washington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Washington in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to WAS flights in January, February
Feb 5 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

2 stops

24h 40m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 45m
R12 244

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 5 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 30m
R12 975

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 11 - Apr 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 05m
R13 431

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Cape Town to Washington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Cape Town found for this year
Feb 5 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

2 stops

24h 40m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 45m
R12 244

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Apr 10 - Sep 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 15m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

36h 05m
R12 868

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 5 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 30m
R12 975

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to Washington All airports from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Washington
Jul 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

DCA

Washington Reagan-National

2 stops

42h 35m
R8 315

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 6
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
R8 513

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

May 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

30h 00m
R8 634

British Airways

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Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Washington flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Washington?

Located just 15,6 km from the city centre, Cape Town Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Washington from Cape Town. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Washington should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Washington from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Washington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Ethiopian Air, and British Airways 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 Cape Town to Washington for under R12 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Washington for under R12 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R12 244, but on average you can expect to pay R13 675.

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

Currently priced at R12 244, Ethiopian Air will fly you from Cape Town to Washington and back. In addition to Ethiopian Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R12 868 and R13 035, respectively. Ethiopian Air is 18% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R8 315. Turkish Airlines flights start at R8 513 while deals on British Airways start at R8 634 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Cape Town to Washington?

The most popular flight routes from Cape Town to Washington are Cape Town Intl - Washington Dulles Intl, Cape Town Intl - Baltimore/Washington and Cape Town Intl - Washington Reagan-National.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Washington?

Consider British Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Washington?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Washington? While on average our users pay R29 979, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R29 979. The most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Washington Dulles Intl), is priced around R12 244.

Can I fly to Washington from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Washington

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from Washington?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Washington

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Washington choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR10 498
AverageR12 127
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR12 467
AverageR15 884
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR12 690
AverageR14 842
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR13 373
AverageR16 749
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR14 052
AverageR17 698
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR14 191
AverageR15 835
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety