Cheap flights to Durban

Flights to Durban in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$2,101Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$1,632From Auckland Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl

Cheap flights to Durban in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DUR flights for January, February
18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

3 stops

54h 10m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

54h 40m
$1,632

Multiple Airlines

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18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

53h 30m
$1,652

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 35m
$1,702

Emirates

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Deal found 20/1/22

Durban 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban found for this year
18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

3 stops

54h 10m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

54h 40m
$1,632

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

53h 30m
$1,652

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

18 Feb - 25 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 35m
$1,702

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Can I fly to Durban King Shaka Intl from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Durban King Shaka Intl

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Durban King Shaka Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durban King Shaka Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Durban King Shaka Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Durban King Shaka Intl?

Returning to New Zealand from Durban King Shaka Intl

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

When is the best time to fly to Durban?

Average Durban flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - DUR

Price

$1,419 - $2,921

DUR

Temperature

17 - 25 °C

DUR

Precipitation

30 - 130 mm

Flying to Durban in April is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Durban, the warmest period tends to be February, with the wettest being March.

When is the best time to book a flight to Durban?

Booking 31 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Durban. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Durban?

The cheapest day to fly to Durban is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Durban?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Durban. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Durban?

There are certainly plenty of flight choices that will get you from the airport in New Zealand to Durban, South Africa, but the flight times you should expect are going to be somewhat variable depending on your departure point and the number of stops along your route. On flights from Auckland International (AKL) to Durban King Shaka International (DUR), Durban, you should expect a travel time of around 33h 30min. When you depart from Christchurch (CHC), there is a travel time of around 36h 50min, and when you leave from Wellington (WLG), the trip will take around 36h 20min.

Can I find any direct flights to Durban?

Unfortunately, direct flights are unavailable to Durban from any city in New Zealand but even with that, there are still some very nice Durban flight deals to help you make this trip. There is a three-stop flight that departs from Wellington Airport that has layovers at Auckland International, Kuala Lumpur International (KUL), and Dubai International (DXB). If, instead, your departure point is Auckland International, there is a two-stop flight available that has layovers at Singapore Changi (SIN) and Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB). Finally, if you are travelling from Christchurch Airport, you can travel on the same route with the same layover airports.

Once I arrive at the Durban airport(s) how can I get to the city centre?

Upon arrival at the airport in Durban, you will find a couple of choices to travel from the airport to the centre of Durban rather quickly and conveniently. One choice is to ride aboard one of the buses provided by Margate Coaches that can take you to the centre of the city in about 22min for a price of around 538 ZAR (51 NZD). There is also an airport shuttle service available that makes the trip to the city in about 26min and costs around 383 ZAR (37 NZD). One final option is to take one of the many taxis you'll find at the airport that can make the trip to town in about 26min for a fare of around 583 ZAR (56 NZD).

What are some things to do in Durban?

If you have brought your entire family along on this trip to Durban, a couple of great spots to visit are uShaka Marine World and uShaka Sea World Aquarium, which combine to offer theme park rides, animal shows, plus a large aquarium where you can witness animal feedings. If exploring a large green space is more your thing, then you will want to make the trip to the Durban Botanic Gardens. Not only are there plenty of trails to wander and explore all the plant species you will find here, this is also a great place to see concerts or have a picnic. One unique destination that you will find in Durban is Minitown, which is a park that features exact miniaturized replicas of several of the buildings and iconic locations found in Durban.

Do I need a visa or a passport to fly to Durban?

As a citizen of New Zealand, you will need a valid passport to visit Durban, South Africa. In addition to your passport, you will need to apply for an e-visa that you can obtain from the website of the government of South Africa. The cost of this visa is around 1182 ZAR (112 NZD), and once you have this visa, you can stay in South Africa for up to 90 days as a tourist.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Durban?

For a flight to Durban, you will be flying into King Shaka Intl. Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) is just 29.2 km from the center of the city.