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Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town from $601

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Easily compare round-trip flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town by changing tabs
Turkish Airlines
Nov 25
IAD12:45 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
40h 15m
1 stop
CPT12:00 pmCape Town Intl
Dec 3
CPT5:15 pmCape Town Intl
33h 15m
1 stop
IAD7:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Kenya Airways
Sep 23
IAD11:33 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
44h 07m
3 stops
CPT1:40 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 8
CPT2:30 pmCape Town Intl
32h 00m
3 stops
IAD4:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 25
IAD12:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
66h 10m
3 stops
CPT1:40 pmCape Town Intl
Dec 3
CPT9:15 pmCape Town Intl
45h 55m
2 stops
IAD12:10 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
Oct 13
IAD10:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
20h 50m
1 stop
CPT1:45 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 20
CPT1:50 pmCape Town Intl
25h 05m
2 stops
IAD8:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
Sep 8
IAD9:05 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
31h 45m
1 stop
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Sep 24
CPT1:00 pmCape Town Intl
33h 10m
1 stop
IAD4:10 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
American Airlines
Sep 3
BWI9:25 pmBaltimore/Washington
31h 35m
1 stop
CPT11:00 amCape Town Intl
Sep 12
CPT6:55 pmCape Town Intl
30h 45m
1 stop
BWI7:40 pmBaltimore/Washington

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

If you're looking for one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town, view some of our deals below provided by Ethiopian Air, Qatar Airways and United Airlines
Qatar Airways
Aug 20
IAD9:05 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
31h 45m
1 stop
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 20
BWI6:50 pmBaltimore/Washington
58h 00m
3 stops
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
Sep 16
IAD10:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
20h 50m
1 stop
CPT1:45 pmCape Town Intl

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United Airlines
Sep 2
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 45m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Sep 10
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 35m
IAD5:35 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Aug 22
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 45m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Aug 30
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 45m
IAD5:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Sep 9
IAD6:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 50m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Sep 17
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 35m
IAD5:35 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Jul 11
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 45m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Aug 4
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 45m
IAD5:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Aug 31
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 45m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Sep 15
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 35m
IAD5:35 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Jul 11
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 45m
CPT3:20 pmCape Town Intl
Jul 26
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
15h 45m
IAD5:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

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KLM
Jun 27
DCA5:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
22h 25m
2 stops
CPT9:25 pmCape Town Intl
Jul 4
CPT11:15 pmCape Town Intl
24h 03m
2 stops
DCA5:18 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
Jun 27
IAD10:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
29h 55m
2 stops
CPT10:50 pmCape Town Intl
Jul 11
CPT1:00 pmCape Town Intl
25h 45m
1 stop
IAD8:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
Jun 27
BWI5:06 pmBaltimore/Washington
22h 19m
2 stops
CPT9:25 pmCape Town Intl
Jul 4
CPT11:15 pmCape Town Intl
29h 27m
2 stops
BWI10:42 pmBaltimore/Washington
Qatar Airways
Jun 27
IAD10:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
39h 35m
2 stops
CPT8:30 amCape Town Intl
Jul 4
CPT1:00 pmCape Town Intl
25h 45m
1 stop
IAD8:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
Jun 27
IAD10:50 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
50h 00m
2 stops
CPT6:50 pmCape Town Intl
Jul 4
CPT2:35 pmCape Town Intl
24h 20m
2 stops
IAD8:55 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
British Airways
Jun 25
BWI9:20 pmBaltimore/Washington
31h 40m
1 stop
CPT11:00 amCape Town Intl
Jul 2
CPT9:20 amCape Town Intl
40h 15m
2 stops
BWI7:35 pmBaltimore/Washington

Turkish Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

Our best Turkish Airlines deals on Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight tickets
Turkish Airlines
Nov 25
IAD12:45 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
40h 15m
1 stop
CPT12:00 pmCape Town Intl
Dec 3
CPT5:15 pmCape Town Intl
33h 15m
1 stop
IAD7:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Sep 9
IAD9:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
32h 00m
1 stop
CPT11:50 amCape Town Intl
Sep 17
CPT4:35 pmCape Town Intl
33h 20m
1 stop
IAD7:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Aug 20
IAD9:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
32h 00m
1 stop
CPT11:50 amCape Town Intl
Sep 19
CPT4:35 pmCape Town Intl
28h 10m
1 stop
IAD2:45 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Kenya Airways flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

Our best Kenya Airways deals on Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight tickets
Kenya Airways
Sep 23
IAD11:33 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
44h 07m
3 stops
CPT1:40 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 8
CPT2:30 pmCape Town Intl
32h 00m
3 stops
IAD4:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Kenya Airways
Sep 23
IAD11:33 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
44h 07m
3 stops
CPT1:40 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 8
CPT2:30 pmCape Town Intl
27h 40m
3 stops
IAD12:10 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Kenya Airways
Sep 23
IAD11:33 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
28h 07m
2 stops
CPT9:40 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 8
CPT11:00 pmCape Town Intl
47h 30m
2 stops
IAD4:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

January. The cheapest time of year to fly to Cape Town from Washington, D.C. is January. Most expensive is June

What is the cheapest day to depart Washington, D.C. for Cape Town?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Saturday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town?

In the morning. Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flights are approximately 31% more expensive at noon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cape Town from Washington, D.C.?

Turkish Airlines. British Airways, Ethiopian Air, and KLM are the most popular carriers operating from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

What is the cheapest Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight route?

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Cape Town Intl. Fly from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Cape Town Intl for the best Washington, D.C. - Cape Town flight prices

How far in advance should you book Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flights?

6 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town is approximately 6 days to departure

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town on average per week?

As of June 2024, 3 flights take off from Washington, D.C. and land in Cape Town each week. The most common flight departure day for this route is Monday, with 33% of weekly flights taking off on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flights?

You could potentially save up to 33% on your flight if you consider stops on a Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight.

Cheap Washington, D.C. to Cape Town (WAS to CPT) flight deals and tips

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Best Price Found

$601

Fastest flight time

14h 45m

Direct flights

Tue and Sun

Airports in Cape Town

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cape Town from Washington, D.C. in the past 72 hours is $601. The best round-trip flight deal from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $853.
The fastest flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town takes 14h 45m
Direct flights go from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town on Tuesday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is United Airlines.
There is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

  • How far is Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl is 7894.8 mi. Typically, this will take 17h 37m by plane in normal conditions.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Prices for flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    The necessary travel and health documents for your Cape Town Intl Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Best airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

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Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom $860Free CancellationRating
7.4
3,730 reviews
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Ethiopian AirPriceFrom $947Free CancellationRating
7.3
773 reviews
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $985Free CancellationRating
7.6
4,267 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $1,063Free CancellationRating
7.4
10,000 reviews
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British AirwaysPriceFrom $1,117Free CancellationRating
6.7
6,719 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $1,244Free CancellationRating
8.0
10,000 reviews
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LufthansaPriceFrom $1,271Free CancellationRating
6.9
7,436 reviews
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KLMPriceFrom $1,324Free CancellationRating
7.8
1,437 reviews
Search KLM flights
  • United Airlines Flights From Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

    United Airlines flies from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town around 3 times per week, with 10,000 momondo users rating the airline 7.4/10. The cheapest United Airlines deal from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town in the last 72 hours was $1,063 (round-trip), much lower than the average airfare cost of $1,736 for United Airlines flights on this route.


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Flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

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