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Flight information for Washington, D.C. to Cape Town
(WAS to CPT)

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Best Price Found

$583

Fastest flight time

14h 30m

Direct flights

Mon, Thu and Sat

Airports in Cape Town

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cape Town from Washington, D.C. in the past 72 hours is $583. The best round-trip flight deal from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $802.
The fastest flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town takes 14h 30m
Direct flights go from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The only airline offering direct flights is United Airlines.
There is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

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?

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

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

Monday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Monday. 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 27% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

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

Undisclosed Carrier. Austrian Airlines, Ethiopian Air, and Qatar Airways 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?

28 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town is approximately 28 days to departure

When traveling from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town, the most popular airport to fly into is Cape Town Intl Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Cape Town Intl Airport from Washington, D.C. are departing from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to depart from when traveling to Cape Town and Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport, located in Washington, D.C. is a great option. In December, $802 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town which you can find when you fly IAD — CPT.

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$802
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Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (DCA) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$1,211
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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 three 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
Feb 1
IAD5:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
30h 35m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Feb 16
CPT1:35 pmCape Town Intl
31h 55m
1 stop
IAD9:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 5
IAD6:15 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
43h 20m
3 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Feb 11
CPT9:40 amCape Town Intl
26h 50m
2 stops
IAD12:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
Feb 14
IAD5:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
20h 45m
1 stop
CPT1:45 amCape Town Intl
Feb 24
CPT9:35 amCape Town Intl
35h 15m
2 stops
IAD8:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 31
IAD5:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
33h 00m
2 stops
CPT2:25 amCape Town Intl
Feb 9
CPT1:35 pmCape Town Intl
31h 55m
1 stop
IAD9:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
British Airways
Feb 27
BWI4:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
30h 15m
1 stop
CPT10:15 pmCape Town Intl
Mar 15
CPT5:00 pmCape Town Intl
28h 40m
1 stop
BWI9:40 pmBaltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Mar 1
DCA12:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
32h 00m
2 stops
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
Mar 13
CPT2:40 pmCape Town Intl
30h 44m
2 stops
DCA9:24 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National

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 Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Apr 22
IAD8:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
40h 40m
2 stops
CPT12:40 amCape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Jan 31
IAD3:15 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
25h 45m
1 stop
CPT5:00 pmCape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
Jan 9
IAD11:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
36h 15m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to Cape Town from Washington, D.C.

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town
United Airlines
Dec 14
DCA1:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
17h 00m
1 stop
CPT6:00 amCape Town Intl
Dec 24
CPT3:50 pmCape Town Intl
27h 32m
1 stop
DCA7:22 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Dec 17
DCA2:59 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
57h 01m
2 stops
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Dec 26
CPT1:40 pmCape Town Intl
34h 35m
2 stops
DCA12:15 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
British Airways
Dec 13
IAD5:00 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
31h 00m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Dec 20
CPT4:00 pmCape Town Intl
29h 55m
1 stop
IAD9:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 18
IAD5:00 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
27h 00m
1 stop
CPT8:00 pmCape Town Intl
Dec 31
CPT7:45 amCape Town Intl
33h 55m
2 stops
IAD5:40 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
Dec 13
IAD1:20 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
33h 30m
2 stops
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Dec 20
CPT5:50 pmCape Town Intl
20h 11m
1 stop
IAD2:01 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
KLM
Dec 14
BWI7:20 amBaltimore/Washington
27h 30m
2 stops
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Dec 23
CPT7:40 pmCape Town Intl
26h 53m
2 stops
BWI10:33 pmBaltimore/Washington

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

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Austrian AirlinesPriceFrom $589Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.1

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.6

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

bad flight, And very bad service

1 / 10
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom $798Free CancellationRating
8.0
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

All was perfect

1 / 10
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KLMPriceFrom $805Free CancellationRating
7.5
7.5

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

7.0

Food

Reviews

Never more flight with your company!!!

1 / 10
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DeltaPriceFrom $810Free CancellationRating
7.8
7.9

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

Bigger seats. 😊

1 / 10
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South AfricanPriceFrom $824Free CancellationRating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Beef for lunch

Cons: The wine, the eggs and the bathroom never clean

1 / 4
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $852Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Was crew fat male and female they both are rude, the other crew member they did very good service thank to them

1 / 10
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Ethiopian AirPriceFrom $882Free CancellationRating
7.7
7.8

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Hello Team Momondo, We lost our luggage at when we return and there is no own to assist us on this we brought so eating product like ham and cheese its all gonna be expired and we buy some fragile product hope they are okay its very poor service no one from airline to assist on waiting for more then 1 hours 30 min then we ask security to assist us but again the only reply we got was fill the form they really don't care. we understand its an island but there should be someone from Ethiopian airline to assist or at least to inform us so we don't waiting or looking for help with a language barare at the Zanzibar airport. waiting for your reply on this and hope this don't happen to others, at-least airline should compensate on this. We always choose momondo service and would love to keep our relationship in future as well. Kind regards,

1 / 10
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $898Free CancellationRating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Didn’t announce reason for delay. Staff was vague about departure time. Flight crew could have asked if we need help in figuring out the controls and adjustments. Staff needs to be more helpful

1 / 10
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LufthansaPriceFrom $999Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.3

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Worst experience

1 / 10
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British AirwaysPriceFrom $1,227Free CancellationRating
6.5
6.7

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.4

Crew

6.3

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Too tight of a seAt...not sure why on american and qatar flights i could get the extra leg room due to my sapphire status with AA but on British it doesn't matter... Only benefit i got from.sapphire was to be able to ship 2 bags Also one of my luggage pieces didnt arrive in Miami and am now waiting for it to be found

1 / 10
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  • 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 1,627 momondo users rating the airline 7.2/10. The cheapest United Airlines deal from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town in the last 72 hours was $852 (round-trip), much lower than the average airfare cost of $1,428 for United Airlines flights on this route.


Air France flights from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town

Our best Air France deals on Washington, D.C. to Cape Town flight tickets
Air France
Mar 18
BWI8:10 amBaltimore/Washington
28h 10m
2 stops
CPT12:20 pmCape Town Intl
Mar 24
CPT8:25 pmCape Town Intl
29h 00m
2 stops
BWI1:25 amBaltimore/Washington
Air France
Feb 5
DCA7:59 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
50h 21m
2 stops
CPT10:20 amCape Town Intl
Feb 10
CPT7:25 pmCape Town Intl
47h 49m
2 stops
DCA7:14 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Air France
Feb 5
DCA8:59 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
49h 21m
2 stops
CPT10:20 amCape Town Intl
Feb 10
CPT7:25 pmCape Town Intl
52h 36m
2 stops
DCA12:01 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National

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
Feb 1
IAD5:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
30h 35m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Feb 16
CPT1:35 pmCape Town Intl
31h 55m
1 stop
IAD9:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Feb 13
IAD5:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
30h 35m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Feb 20
CPT1:35 pmCape Town Intl
31h 55m
1 stop
IAD9:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Mar 9
IAD11:45 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
36h 15m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Mar 16
CPT2:35 pmCape Town Intl
31h 55m
1 stop
IAD10:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Intl are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are South African, Ethiopian Air, and United Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines like South African that are offering this flexibility.

  • 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 00m by plane in normal conditions.


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