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The best prices from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl are usually found in August or September, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

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Durban (DUR) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to AKL flight in 2022: compare Durban to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
DUR - AKL
Price
R1 065 - R1 390
AKL
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
AKL
Rainfall
70 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R17 044

From Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl

One-way from

R14 339

One-way flight from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Durban to Auckland?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durban to Auckland (DUR - AKL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Durban to Auckland in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Durban to Auckland?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 38 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Durban to Auckland from R19 076 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R20 500 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Durban to Auckland?

Flights from Durban to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Durban to Auckland in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at R13 059.

Cheap flights from Durban to Auckland in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DUR to AKL flights in May, June
9 Jun - 29 Aug
R21 573pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
9 Jun - 29 Aug
R23 605pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Jun - 7 Jul
R24 101pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Durban found for this year
9 Nov - 25 Jan
R18 052pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
9 Nov - 25 Jan
R18 116pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
6 Sep - 6 Mar
R18 516pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Durban

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to Auckland
14:25 - 1:00
Qatar Airways
3 stops
48h 35m
DUR - AKL
Qatar Airways
R14 339
qatarairways.com
15:35 - 1:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 25m
DUR - AKL
Multiple Airlines
R27 638
qatarairways.com
14:40 - 7:20
Emirates
2 stops
30h 40m
DUR - AKL
Emirates
R72 383

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Flight FAQs

From Durban to Auckland

Which airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Durban to Auckland for under R18 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to Auckland for under R18 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R18 052, but on average you can expect to pay R20 852.

How popular is this Durban to Auckland flight route?

This flight path from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl was viewed by 1 375 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Durban to Auckland round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Durban to Auckland is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R18 052 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Emirates, starting at R19 796. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 1% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Durban to Auckland?

The most popular airlines flying from Durban to Auckland are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Qatar Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Durban to Auckland?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Durban to Auckland? While on average our users pay R29 415, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R12 303. The most popular route (Durban King Shaka Intl - Auckland Intl), is priced around R18 052.

What airports serve Auckland from Durban flights?

South Africa has a few international airports serving flights to Auckland Intl (AKL), like Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR), O.R Tambo Intl (JNB), and Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT). Durban King Shaka Int, located approx. 21 miles from the city centre, serves as the primary airport in Durban, however, flights departing to Auckland Intl from Durban King Shaka Intl will need to make at least 3 stopovers before reaching Auckland. Auckland International Airport (AKL) is one of the busiest airports in the world and serves as New Zealand's major airline hub. The airport is approximately 25min from the city centre, with several public transport options available, including buses, taxis and car hire, which is a great option if you want to travel outside the city too.

Which airlines fly directly from Durban to Auckland?

Currently, there are no direct flights from Durban to Auckland Intl, but there are a variety of two- and three-stopover flights to choose from. The majority of these flights are operated by Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways, with South African domestic stopover flights operated by FlySafair, Mango Airlines, and kulula. Common routes from Durban to Auckland have two or three stopovers in Doha Hamad Intl (DOH), Brisbane (BNE), and Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL), the length of which will affect total flight durations. Both Qatar Airways and Emirates services operate to these stopover airports, with code-shared flights on Singapore Airlines.

What are the stopover options between Durban and Auckland?

When flying from Durban King Shaka International Airport to Auckland, it is common to have stopovers in Doha Hamad Int and Brisbane, with a possibility of a third stopover in Kuala Lumpur Intl. Because there are no direct flights for this route, travellers can expect stops to add four our five hours to their travel duration. Flights with two stopovers take an average of 29h 10min, whereas flights with three stopovers take between 35h 50min and 76h 15min. Flights deals with three stopovers tend to be cheaper than those with only two. If you are not in a hurry, three stopovers may be a viable option for you, stopping in Johannesburg O.R Tambo, then Doha Hamad Intl and Brisbane, before arriving in Auckland.

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

All South Africans with valid passports intending to travel to New Zealand are required to obtain a visa. If you are visiting for holidays, you must apply for a visitor visa, which is valid for nine months. New Zealand also offers other visas such as study, business, residence, joining family and work visas. Apply for your New Zealand Visa online, with online payment options available on a credit card.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Auckland, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Auckland from Durban?

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

Most visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl will not be allowed to enter Auckland Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Auckland Intl.

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

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Durban from Auckland?

Returning to Durban King Shaka Intl from Auckland Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Durban King Shaka Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Durban to Auckland

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Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Durban to Auckland.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for May in Auckland
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Auckland
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Durban

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 4 airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Auckland Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
R15 121 R18 574 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R15 333 R18 349 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R19 002 R20 796 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R21 716 R28 464 No cancel fee 78%
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