Cheap Flights from North America to South Africa

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Average price per month


  • Low Season: July
  • High Season: May
  • Prices for this route are volatile and fluctuate from month to month.
  • The cheapest flights are usually bought in July, July and December.
  • High season months are October, March and May. However, it's not the rule and you should always search current flight deals.

Price increase as travel date approaches


  • Flight prices for this route increase by 39% if you book last minute. Hover on the graph above to see for yourself!.
  • To grab the lowest price possible, you should buy your flight around 58 days before departure!
  • Consider booking at least 17 days before departure to increase your chances of getting a low price.
  • Generally, it's safe to book between 90 and 60 days in advance.

Dulles to South Africa Flight Information

Flights Depart FromDulles (BWI)
Flights Arriving ToSouth Africa (CPT)
Distance12716.45 km
Current Price$853.15
Good Deal $853.15
Cheapest AirlinesUnited Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Qatar Airways
Popular AirlinesQatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines
Flight Duration16 hours 18 minutes
Flights Depart From
Dulles (BWI)
Flights Arrive In
South Africa (CPT)
Distance
12716.45 km
Flight Duration
16 hours 18 minutes
Current Price
$853.15
Good Deal
$853.15
Cheapest Airlines
United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Qatar Airways
Popular Airlines
Qatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines

Most Reliable Airlines flying to South Africa

Airline Overall Rating On time arrival Check-in & Boarding Cleanliness Customer Service Food & Beverage Entertainment Legroom Seat Comfort
Qatar Airways Qatar Airways 4.2 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Virgin Atlantic Airways Virgin Atlantic Airways 4.1 4.0 4.5 4.0 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.5 4.0 3.5
RwandAir RwandAir 3.9 - 4.0 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 4.0 4.0
Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines 3.9 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Kenya Airways Kenya Airways 3.6 4.0 3.5 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.5 3.5
Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines 3.4 3.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.5 3.5
American Airlines American Airlines 3.3 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.0
United Airlines United Airlines 3.3 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Overall Rating
4.0
On time arrival
4.5
Check-in & Boarding
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Customer Service
4.5
Food & Beverage
4.0
Entertainment
4.0
Legroom
4.0
Seat Comfort
4.0
Overall Rating
4.0
On time arrival
4.0
Check-in & Boarding
4.5
Cleanliness
4.0
Customer Service
4.5
Food & Beverage
4.0
Entertainment
4.0
Legroom
4.0
Seat Comfort
4.0
Overall Rating
4.0
On time arrival
4.0
Check-in & Boarding
4.0
Cleanliness
4.0
Customer Service
4.0
Food & Beverage
4.0
Entertainment
3.5
Legroom
4.0
Seat Comfort
3.5
Overall Rating
4.0
On time arrival
-
Check-in & Boarding
4.0
Cleanliness
4.5
Customer Service
4.0
Food & Beverage
3.5
Entertainment
3.0
Legroom
4.0
Seat Comfort
4.0
Overall Rating
4.0
On time arrival
3.5
Check-in & Boarding
4.0
Cleanliness
4.0
Customer Service
4.0
Food & Beverage
4.0
Entertainment
4.0
Legroom
4.0
Seat Comfort
4.0
Overall Rating
3.5
On time arrival
4.0
Check-in & Boarding
3.5
Cleanliness
4.0
Customer Service
3.5
Food & Beverage
3.5
Entertainment
3.0
Legroom
3.5
Seat Comfort
3.5
Overall Rating
3.5
On time arrival
3.0
Check-in & Boarding
3.5
Cleanliness
3.5
Customer Service
3.5
Food & Beverage
3.5
Entertainment
3.0
Legroom
3.5
Seat Comfort
3.5
Overall Rating
3.5
On time arrival
4.0
Check-in & Boarding
3.5
Cleanliness
3.5
Customer Service
3.5
Food & Beverage
3.0
Entertainment
3.0
Legroom
3.5
Seat Comfort
3.0
Overall Rating
3.5
On time arrival
4.0
Check-in & Boarding
3.5
Cleanliness
3.5
Customer Service
3.5
Food & Beverage
3.0
Entertainment
3.0
Legroom
3.0
Seat Comfort
3.0

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long is a direct flight from Dulles to South Africa?A direct flight from Dulles to South Africa takes roughly 16 hours 18 minutes.
  • Which airlines offer cheap airfare from Dulles to South Africa?That may change at any time. But in the past 14 days, the cheapest tickets we've found were with United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qatar Airways.
  • Do I need my passport to fly from Dulles to South Africa?Yes, you most certainly do.
  • Which airlines fly from Dulles to South Africa most often?Qatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines are the top.
  • What's the cheapest day to fly from Dulles to South Africa?That depends. Recently, the cheapest day to fly from Dulles to South Africa has been Wednesday. And the cheapest return flight from Thursday has been. That said, the cheapest departure days are constantly changing.
  • Which airport will I be flying from in Dulles?When departing from Dulles you'll be flying out of Washington Dulles International.
  • Which airport will I be flying from in South Africa?When departing from South Africa you'll be flying out of Cape Town International.
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