Cheap flights from Durban to Cape Town

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The best prices from Durban to Cape Town are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Durban (DUR) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to CPT flight in 2021: compare Durban to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
DUR - CPT
Price
R1 444 - R2 220
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 444

From Durban to Cape Town

One-way from

R1 076

One-way flight from Durban to Cape Town

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 Cape Town?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Durban to Cape Town?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Durban. Prices for May average R1 771 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durban to Cape Town (DUR - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Durban to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Durban to Cape Town in June, July 2021

The best prices found for DUR to CPT flights in June, July
10 Jun - 13 Jun
R1 158pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
10 Jun - 13 Jun
R1 212pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Jun - 18 Jun
R1 294pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Durban to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Durban found for this year
10 Jun - 13 Jun
R1 158pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
10 Jun - 13 Jun
R1 212pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
8 Jun - 11 Jun
R1 280pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Direct flights to Cape Town from Durban

Save time with Durban to Cape Town direct flight deals
26 Jun - 3 Jul
R1 335pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
R1 362pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
27 Oct - 31 Oct
R1 444pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Last-minute flights from Durban to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Durban, departing today and this week
15 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 458pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Jun - 24 Jun
R1 485pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R1 539pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Durban

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to Cape Town
6:55 - 9:15
Mango
Direct
2h 20m
DUR - CPT
Mango
R1 077
Kiwi.com
16:45 - 12:40
FlySafair
1 stop
19h 55m
DUR - CPT
FlySafair
R1 158
Gotogate
2:20 - 8:10
British Airways
1 stop
5h 50m
DUR - CPT
British Airways
R1 267

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Durban</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Durban to Cape Town

What airports do I use to fly from Durban to Cape Town?

Cape Town Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Cape Town from Durban King Shaka Intl. Booking flights from King Shaka Intl (DUR) to Cape Town Intl (CPT) should be relatively easy as there are 7 daily flights to Cape Town from 5 different airlines. 2h 10m is how long a flight from Durban to Cape Town Intl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

FlySafair is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Cape Town Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Mango, British Airways, and FlySafair. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 362. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 335, but on average you can expect to pay R1 567.

Are there direct flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Durban to Cape Town under R1 362. A good price for a direct flight from Durban to Cape Town is less than R1 553.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durban to Cape Town for under R2 724?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Durban to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R2 724.

What days are direct flights available from Durban to Cape Town?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 73 934 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Durban to Cape Town on average per day?

8 flight departures from Durban King Shaka Intl to Cape Town Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Durban or Cape Town?

Durban will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Cape Town over the next 7 days.

Is Durban weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in February. The weather in Cape Town is generally the same as Durban's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Durban to Cape Town?

For as low as R1 335, British Airways can have you in Cape Town from Durban in 2h 10m. The distance from Durban to Cape Town is about 1283 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Durban to Cape Town return?

According to our current data, British Airways (R1 335), FlySafair (R1 444), and Mango (R1 649) offers the cheapest pricing from Durban to Cape Town. British Airways is priced at 20% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Durban to Cape Town one-way?

R573 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from FlySafair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Mango, with prices starting from R627 and R722, respectively.

Alternative routes for Durban to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Durban to Cape Town.
Flight duration
2h 09m
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Durban

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Durban to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to Cape Town 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
Kulula
R74 R116 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kulula. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Mango
R89 R135 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Mango. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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British Airways
R96 R136 No cancel fee 70%
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FlySafair
R79 R148 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R135 R220 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Durban to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durban towards Cape Town.
Morning 6 AM to midday 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 37% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Durban to Cape Town
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durban to Cape Town.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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