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Johannesburg (JNB) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to WAS flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
JNB - WAS
Price
R11 397 - R13 636
WAS
Temperature
9 - 32 °C
WAS
Rainfall
60 - 107 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R11 397

From Johannesburg to Washington

One-way from

R8 442

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Washington?

Flights from Johannesburg to Washington are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 Johannesburg to Washington?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 29 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from Johannesburg to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 29 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 R12 436. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R12 626.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Washington?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington from Johannesburg. Prices for February average R12 153 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R10 168. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a February flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Washington (JNB - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Washington at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 9% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Washington in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to WAS flights in July, August
18 Aug - 25 Aug
R12 524pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Aug - 7 Sep
R13 592pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Aug - 25 Aug
R14 411pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Johannesburg found for this year
6 Sep - 1 Oct
R10 110pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 5 Jan
R10 739pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 4 Jan
R10 739pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Washington

Late deals on return flights to Washington from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
30 Jul - 27 Aug
R14 499pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 27 Aug
R15 245pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 27 Aug
R27 154pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Washington from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Washington
17:10 - 18:20
American Airlines
2 stops
31h 10m
JNB - BWI
American Airlines
R8 442
16:00 - 12:36
United Airlines
2 stops
26h 36m
JNB - IAD
United Airlines
R9 218
United
18:55 - 18:25
Delta
1 stop
29h 30m
JNB - DCA
Delta
R10 037
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Washington

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to Washington?

If you book a flight to Washington from Johannesburg, you will be flying from OR Tambo, which is the city’s only airport. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is located 20,7 km from the centre of Johannesburg. There are 0 flights from OR Tambo to Washington per day from 14 different airlines.

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

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Washington include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, Emirates, and Qatar Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Washington for under R10 241 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Washington for under R10 241. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R10 110, but on average you can expect to pay R10 841.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Washington for under R10 241 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Washington, 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 Johannesburg to Washington for under R14 631?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Johannesburg to Washington within the next 7 days for less than R14 631.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Washington are hotter than in Johannesburg.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Washington?

Departing from Johannesburg to Washington will take you 19h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Washington return?

Currently priced at R10 110, Ethiopian Air will fly you from Johannesburg to Washington and back. In addition to Ethiopian Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R10 739 and R10 783, respectively. Users have found that Ethiopian Air is 16% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R6 613. Users have also found prices from R8 281 and R9 086 on British Airways and American Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Washington.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for July in Washington
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Washington
101.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
R684 R767 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R737 R801 No cancel fee 75%
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Alitalia
R717 R870 No cancel fee 81%
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Virgin Atlantic
R709 R889 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R749 R889 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R749 R894 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
R708 R918 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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British Airways
R782 R993 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R717 R1 003 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R962 R1 256 No cancel fee 69%
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