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Cheap flights to Durban are easy to find with Flight Bookings. You will discover that there are a number of affordable flights from Johannesburg to Durban and from Cape Town to Durban using a variety of safe, secure and affordable airlines within South Africa. We represent a number of low-cost carriers including Mango Airlines, Kulula, Safair, South African Airways, SA Express and British Airways. Why pay more when you can fly for cheap with Flight Bookings, where we can get you there for less.

Popular Flights to Durban

  • Flights from Johannesburg to Durban : R399.00
  • Flights from Cape Town to Durban : R679.00
  • Flights from Port Elizabeth to Durban: 689.00
  • Flights from George to Durban : R1749.00
  • Flights from Bloemfontein to Durban : R1789.00
  • Flights from East London to Durban : R829.00

* Please note that the prices are subject to availability and block out dates do apply over peak season.

Why you should book cheap flights to Durban from Johannesburg / Cape Town with cheap flights

Finding domestic flights to Durban from Johannesburg or Cape Town is a simple process at Flight Bookings. When booking flights with us, you can search for flights, book your ticket and even pay for it and check-in online. What's more, is that you will have access to a range of the cheapest flights available from a variety of domestic low-cost carriers in South Africa. The airlines offering cheap tickets to Durban are trusted by both leisure and business travellers.

When booking your flight, choose your own seat and prepare to relax, unwind and enjoy the in-flight magazine and refreshments as you are safely carried to the sunny and sandy shores of Durban.

The flight from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Durban (DUR)

The average flight from Johannesburg to Durban is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes while the flight from Cape Town to Durban is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Once you land in Durban, you can fly to a multitude of both local and international destinations. The Durban International Airport known as "Ushaka International Airport" can easily connect you to any province within South Africa.

Local domestic low cost carriers offer daily flights between Cape Town and Durban as well as Johannesburg and Durban at very affordable rates.

When is the best time to visit Durban?

Durban, with its sandy shores and laid back atmosphere is a popular destination for leisure travellers. It is also a business hub which means that local airlines service business travellers regularly too.

Durban enjoys a subtropical climate and is considered a "good to visit all year round" destination. In fact, 320 out of 365 days of the year are warm and sunny. During the winter months (from June to August) the area is warm and dry with minimal rainfall. For many, this is the ideal time to visit the area. For those looking to turn up the heat and catch a tan, the summer months (December to March) are popular. This is considered peak season too. The lowest airfares and accommodation costs are enjoyed during winter.

Top things to do & see in Durban

While Durbanites are considered friendly, laid back and relaxed, there always seems to be something happening and a festive vibe in the city. Those who wish to visit and experience Durban will enjoy the following places of interest and events in the area:

  • The Durban July horse racing event
  • Good Food and Wine Show
  • uShaka Marine World & Undersea Aquarium
  • Durban Botanical Gardens
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium (jump from the top of the arch)
  • Phezulu Cultural Village
  • The Lion Park
  • Victoria Street Market
  • Suncoast Casino
  • Umgeni River Bird Park
  • Midlands Meander (leisure route to follow through the KZN midlands)
  • 1000 Hills Experience (sight-seeing, gift shops, cultural excursions, restaurants and more)

Interesting facts about Durban

Once you've booked your cheap flight to Durban, you will want to explore all that the city has to offer. While you do that, you might discover some of the following interesting facts along the way:

  • The city of Durban dates back to 1824, but was only named "Durban" in 1835. Prior to this it was called Rio de Natal which actually means "Christmas" in Portuguese.
  • Gateway Shopping Centre in Durban is the largest shopping mall in Africa.
  • Durban has the busiest container port in Africa.
  • Nelson Mandela cast his first vote as a free man in 1994 in Durban.
  • The world's oldest and largest marathon, Comrades, takes place in Durban in June every year.
  • Bunny Chow is a popular meal in Durban which consists of hollowed out bread loaf filled with curry.
  • In 2014, CNN rated Durban as "the coolest city in South Africa that you've never seen".

Book cheap flights to Durban today

When booking cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban, or Johannesburg to Durban with us, you can expect to fly with one of South Africa's trusted low-cost carriers. You are sure to find the airport support staff and airline cabin crew most helpful and welcoming when travelling anywhere in South Africa. Why pay more than you need to for your trip to Durban? Book cheap flights to Durban with Flight Bookings today.