Cape Town to Washington

Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Washington DC

You want to book the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Washington DC. To make a cheap flight reservation:

  • type your date of departure and date of return into the flight price comparison and reservation tool on the left

  • go to the flight reservation website of each airline operating flights from Cape Town to Washington DC (links to airlines' online flight reservation systems are listed below)

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Airlines flying from Cape Town to Washington DC

Airline
Airports
Stops

British Airways

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1-stop (25h28m)
London (Heathrow)

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1-stop (21h35)
Amsterdam (Schipol)

Air France<

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1-stop
Paris

Austrian Airlines

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

2-stops
Vienna
Frankfurt or London

Iberia - suspended from 1 May 2012

South African Airways

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1-stop (20h20)
Johannesburg (OR Tambo)

Virgin Atlantic Airways

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1-stop (20h50m)
London (Heathrow)

Flight prices

The flight prices illustrated below were valid on the day that they were obtained, but have probably changed since:

survey date
outbound date
return date

KLM

Air France

BA

NWA

SAA

United

Virgin

Emirates

Lufthansa

Qatar

American Airlines

20120314
20120601
20120731

-

9800

14768

15289

9539

13328

8250

12719

14137

11030

13093

20080706
20081225
20090112

14536

17086

17196

10724

13886

10656

16954

In our only survey of the route, United Airlines was offering the cheapest price (R10,656).

Flight path from Cape Town to Washington DC

The picture below shows the shortest flight path from Cape Town to Washington DC (ignoring winds, restricted flight zones and air traffic). The shortest distance is 12753 km.

flight path from Cape Town to Washington DC