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Why Visit Durban?

Home to the delicious bunny chow, an eclectic mix of cultural traditions, and year-round warm, tropical weather, Durban is one of the most popular travel destinations within the country. The city centre is bustling and lively - and the beaches are plentiful. Plus, with so many flight specials to Durban to take advantage of, it’s the perfect holiday destination.

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City Beaches

Durban has some of the best beaches in South Africa and the Golden Mile - a popular stretch of beachfront. The city is surrounded by the Indian ocean with a developed promenade and adventure activities luring many tourists and locals alike.

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Sights & Attractions

There is a plethora of sights and attractions, from Ushaka Marine World to exquisite game reserves further up the North coast. Visit the popular Umhlanga Rocks and Ballito and experience some of South Africa’s best beaches.

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Dining & Nightlife

Durban is known for its curries and Indian cuisine. There is an abundance of nightlife, pubs, and bars to suit any traveller’s taste.

Popular Flights to Durban South Africa

  • 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 & Beyond

Finding the cheapest 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 on our website, book your ticket and even pay for it and check-in online (with a credit card or other payment methods).

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, including South African Airways. The airlines offering cheap tickets to Durban are trusted by both leisure and business passengers.

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 the city of Durban.

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

The average flight from Johannesburg to Durban (DUR) is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes long, while the flight from Cape Town to Durban lasts approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Once passengers land at King Shaka International Airport, they can fly to a multitude of both local and international cities and destinations.

The Durban International Airport, known as King Shaka International Airport, can easily connect you to most airports within South Africa.

Local domestic low-cost carriers offer daily flights between Cape Town and Durban as well as Johannesburg and Durban at a very affordable price. Simply search for and find the best deal, pack your bags and get excited to travel to Durban!

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 customers 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 (Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep) the area is warm and dry with minimal rainfall. For many, this is the ideal time to visit the area. The lowest airfares and accommodation costs are enjoyed during winter.

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.

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
  • Umhlanga Rocks
  • 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, one-way or return, 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 River" 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, the Comrades, takes place in Durban in June every year.
  • Bunny Chow is a popular meal in Durban that 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".

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You are sure to find the airport support staff and airline cabin crew most helpful and welcoming when travelling anywhere in South Africa.

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