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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Washington (WAS)

CPT - WAS
Price
R13 222 - R17 700
WAS
Temperature
9 - 32 °C
WAS
Rainfall
60 - 107 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 222

From Cape Town to Washington

One-way from

R10 008

One-way flight from Cape Town to Washington

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 return from Cape Town to Washington?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cape Town to Washington. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Washington.

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Washington from R12 948 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R13 146 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Washington from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R12 653. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R10 587. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Cape Town to Washington by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Washington in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CPT to WAS flights in January, February
25 Feb - 2 Mar
R12 704pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Feb - 30 Apr
R12 719pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Feb - 2 Mar
R12 795pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Cape Town found for this year
29 Apr - 3 May
R11 135pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Oct - 5 Oct
R11 165pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Mar - 17 Jun
R11 394pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Washington
14:25 - 11:18
United Airlines
2 stops
51h 53m
CPT - IAD
United Airlines
R10 008
United
19:20 - 17:09
KLM
2 stops
28h 49m
CPT - IAD
KLM
R10 419
KLM
16:30 - 13:40
Delta
1 stop
27h 10m
CPT - BWI
Delta
R10 496
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Washington

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Washington for under R12 186 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Washington for under R12 186. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R11 135, but on average you can expect to pay R12 810.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Washington for under R10 663 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Washington, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 32 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Washington is generally hotter than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Washington?

Airlines like Delta, Ethiopian Air, and British Airways fly from Cape Town to Washington in about 19h 41m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 19m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Washington return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Washington is British Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R11 135 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ethiopian Air and Delta, starting at R12 415 and R12 689 round-trip. British Airways is 26% 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 Lufthansa, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R9 780. United Airlines flights start at R10 008 while deals on Qatar Airways start at R10 298 one-way.

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Washington
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for January in Washington
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Washington
84.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R689 R796 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R833 R975 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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Emirates
R932 R1 040 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R819 R1 043 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
R878 R1 100 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R923 R1 162 No cancel fee 75%
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