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About Flights to Durban

Summary info about Durban flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$580

Best Round-Trip Price

$956

Fastest flight time

24h 45m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Durban from United States in the last 72 hours is $580 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Durban from United States in the last 72 hours is $956 (Los Angeles to Durban King Shaka Intl).
The fastest flight to Durban from United States takes 24h 45m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Durban, including Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and Emirates.

Cheapest flights to Durban airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Durban airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Durban

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Durban

Los Angeles (LAX) to Durban (DUR)

Typically, flights to Durban from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Durban King Shaka Intl, which has an average price of $1,316

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO DURBAN FROM LOS ANGELESAugust24% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Durban costs on average just $994 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO DURBAN FROM LOS ANGELESJuly43% more expensiveIt costs about $1,878 for flights to Durban from Los Angeles in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO DURBAN FROM LOS ANGELESJune558% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Durban from Los Angeles in June than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Durban?

When traveling from the United States, flights to Durban, South Africa usually take more than a day. Flying from major east coast airports like New York or Atlanta will typically require two stops and take over 30 hours. If you’re flying from a west coast city such as Los Angeles, or a smaller US city like Denver, you may be looking at around 40 hours for the trip.

There currently aren’t any nonstop flights to King Shaka International Airport, Durban (DUR) from the US. There are nonstop flights into Durban from London and Dubai, however, making flight plans that fly through those cities some of the quickest. US carriers such as Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and Frontier Airlines partner with international carriers to route you through cities like Istanbul, Zurich, or Nairobi. You might be able to find a Durban flight deal by taking an itinerary with an additional stop. The major international airports at Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa should offer a lot of connections.

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Durban from Chicago for $19. This is 97% cheaper than most flight deals to Durban. To find the cheapest price to Durban from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of April is another great option to travel to Durban, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $1,029.

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Durban 15 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Durban for $1,195. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Durban for as low as $956.

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Durban is on a Sunday when prices can be found for as low as $1,079. When flying out on a Tuesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Durban for around $1,302.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Durban is in the evening. Flights from United States to Durban during this time can be as low as $1,110. Flights to Durban are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $1,504. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Users planning a flight to Durban during the month of March should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Durban even when it's raining, though. Shopping centers like Exhibition Centre are very popular destinations for those visiting the Durban area. Exhibition Centre is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.

Durban has a water park in the area named uShaka Marine World. Families typically love visiting uShaka Marine World when the weather is just right. Amusement parks and waterparks are often most enjoyable when the weather is 70 degrees fahrenheit or more and the chance of rain is moderate at most. With that in mind, consider planning your flight to Durban for January, February, or November if these attractions interest you or your family.

If your plan is to spend time at South Beach while visiting Durban, momondo recommends you plan your trip for April when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low. Consider visiting North Beach during your Durban visit as well.

Those flying to Durban could potentially find better pricing at Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (18 mi from Durban city center), Pietermaritzburg Airport (41 mi from Durban city center) or Margate Airport (80 mi from Durban city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Durban is Margate Airport where the average price is $486pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Durban flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Durban found recently by users on momondo
Turkish Airlines
Jan 19
LAX1:25 pmLos Angeles
32h 40m
2 stops
DUR10:05 pmDurban King Shaka Intl
Feb 2
DUR11:50 amDurban King Shaka Intl
33h 55m
2 stops
LAX9:45 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Oct 9
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 50m
2 stops
DUR10:35 amDurban King Shaka Intl
Oct 15
DUR2:15 amDurban King Shaka Intl
31h 20m
2 stops
JFK9:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Jan 19
LAX1:25 pmLos Angeles
32h 40m
1 stop
DUR10:05 pmDurban King Shaka Intl
Feb 2
DUR11:50 amDurban King Shaka Intl
28h 30m
1 stop
LAX4:20 pmLos Angeles
Kenya Airways
Oct 9
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
49h 55m
2 stops
DUR11:40 amDurban King Shaka Intl
Oct 24
DUR2:40 pmDurban King Shaka Intl
42h 55m
2 stops
JFK9:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Sep 14
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
36h 25m
2 stops
DUR10:10 pmDurban King Shaka Intl
Sep 30
DUR2:40 pmDurban King Shaka Intl
42h 55m
2 stops
JFK9:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 14
IAD5:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
25h 00m
2 stops
DUR6:00 amDurban King Shaka Intl
Nov 21
DUR6:30 amDurban King Shaka Intl
27h 45m
3 stops
IAD10:15 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Durban

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Durban, view some of our deals below provided by Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Sep 7
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 50m
2 stops
DUR10:35 amDurban King Shaka Intl
Qatar Airways
Sep 6
JFK6:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 45m
1 stop
DUR7:20 amDurban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
Sep 6
JFK5:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 40m
2 stops
DUR3:35 amDurban King Shaka Intl

Which airlines fly to Durban?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Durban

Which airlines fly to Durban?

There may be other airlines that fly to Durban from United States, but the most popular among our users are South African, British Airways, Emirates and Qatar Airways. These airlines should offer flights to Durban on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United States.

Emirates Flights to Durban

There are 6 Emirates flights to Durban in a normal week. The most common departure point is Johannesburg OR Tambo and the best Emirates ticket price seen on momondo is $910 (last 72 hours, from Boston Logan Intl, to Durban). Emirates has a score of 8.4 from 129 user reviews on momondo.

South African Flights to Durban

South African flies to Durban 25 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Durban from Johannesburg OR Tambo. South African (rating: 8.1, 10 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Durban from. The best South African ticket price found on momondo to Durban was from New York John F Kennedy Intl ($824 round-trip).


Airports near Durban

Below you will find all the airports in Durban along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Durban airport?

You’ll have to make the journey from the airport to central Durban by car, it’s about a half-hour drive. There is one bus operated by Margate coaches, but there are only four per day, leaving mostly in the morning. Luckily you have many options for using taxi apps. Uber operates in South Africa and should be available at the Durban airport, pending driver availability. YooKoo ride is popular locally as it is affordable and uses facial recognition with drivers and riders to increase safety. You may also check out inDriver Africa, which has been rolled out in South Africa’s major cities, including Durban. These are just three of the many apps available for locals and tourists to order taxis.


Popular routes to Durban

Most frequently searched flights to Durban along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price$49
Cape Town to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price$154

Visa requirements for visiting Durban

United States passport holders do not require a travel visa to visit Durban, South Africa if their say is less than 90 days. Make sure you do have 30 days of validity remaining on your passport. If you have spent any time in countries that are at risk of yellow fever before arriving, you’ll be required to show proof of vaccination. Search the World Health Organization’s list of countries that are affected by this requirement.


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Best things to do and see in Durban

The city of Durban, South Africa lies along the country’s southeast coast, so you’ll be able to catch a lot of sunshine at the Golden Mile beach. Casinos, restaurants, resorts, and a marine park can all be found in and around the beachfront. Sports stadiums are nearby, a country club for some golf, and even an indoor ice-skating rink are all within the town center area. You’ll want to make at least a day trip out to the land of 1000 hills, a short drive west from the city. Hike, drive or ride through the hills and valleys shaped by the Umgeni River that has been the home of Zulu culture for thousands of years. In addition to water parks, mountain biking, and hiking in the nature preserves, you can find restaurants, bars, and hotels in the region if you’re making a long journey.


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