The cheapest times to fly from JNB to IAD are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 JNB to IAD is early November. Prices can be as high as $1564 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $673 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $766 to $1075 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $741. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1206. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $465 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $841 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to IAD flight.

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

JNB to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to IAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $825. Return trip prices are from the IAD to JNB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JNB to IAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ASKY, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8136 miles or 13094 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to IAD flight is about 15 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from JNB to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JNB
Origination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2

Return Airport

Destination code IAD
Destination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5


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