iad-to-hla

 

The cheapest times to fly from IAD to HLA are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • March 12th to July 29th
  • October 29th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IAD to HLA is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $12600 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $892 for Monday flights around early to mid April.

 

When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Johannesburg (HLA) will usually cost between $949 to $6711 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $2277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $6856. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4579 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3974 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to HLA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to HLA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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IAD to HLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to HLA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Johannesburg, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1916 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3019. Return trip prices are from the HLA to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to HLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from IAD to HLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HLA
  • Usually 80.19% less expensive than HLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to JNB flights

 

Flight Hacking IAD to HLA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IAD to HLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cape Town (IAD > CPT > HLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $2962 (74.54%)

See IAD to CPT flights

Hack #2: Durban (IAD > DUR > HLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1107
  • Average savings: $2867 (72.14%)

See IAD to DUR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IAD > JFK > HLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $3347
  • Average savings: $627 (15.78%)

See IAD to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to HLA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, MANGO, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lanseria International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8111 miles or 13053 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAD to HLA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to HLA flight is about 15 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from IAD to HLA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77.5

Return Airport

Destination codeHLA
Destination airport nameLanseria International Airport
CityJohannesburg
CountrySouth Africa
Latitude-25.9
Longitude27.9

 

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