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 510 - R2 321
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 510

From Durban to Cape Town

One-way from

R1 168

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 851 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 253. 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 April, May 2021

The best prices found for DUR to CPT flights in April, May
20 Apr - 25 Apr
R1 040pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Apr - 22 Apr
R1 139pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Apr - 20 Apr
R1 154pp
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
20 Apr - 25 Apr
R1 040pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Apr - 22 Apr
R1 139pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Apr - 20 Apr
R1 154pp
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
25 Apr - 29 Apr
R1 253pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
13 Jul - 17 Jul
R1 324pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 May - 26 May
R1 339pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
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
25 Apr - 29 Apr
R1 253pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
29 Apr - 6 May
R1 367pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Mango
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Mango
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
26 Apr - 5 May
R1 381pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Mango
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to Cape Town
3:00 - 5:10
British Airways
Direct
2h 10m
DUR - CPT
British Airways
R1 168
3:50 - 4:05
Kulula
1 stop
24h 15m
DUR - CPT
Kulula
R1 240
Gotogate
16:40 - 5:30
FlySafair
1 stop
12h 50m
DUR - CPT
FlySafair
R1 282
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Flight FAQs

From Durban to Cape Town

Can I find flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 424 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 424. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 253, but on average you can expect to pay R1 481.

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.

Are there direct flights from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 424 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Durban to Cape Town under R1 424. A good price for a direct flight from Durban to Cape Town is less than R1 467.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durban to Cape Town for under R1 424?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Durban to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R1 424.

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.

Does it rain more in Durban or Cape Town?

Durban will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Cape Town over the next 14 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 325, British Airways can have you in Cape Town from Durban in 2h 10m. 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, FlySafair (R1 254), British Airways (R1 325), and Mango (R1 510) offers the cheapest pricing from Durban to Cape Town. FlySafair is priced at 28% 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?

R599 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Mango. You may also be able to find cheap deals on FlySafair and British Airways, with prices starting from R613 and R670, respectively.

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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 08m
Average temperature for April in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cape Town
63.0 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.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 56% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% 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
3 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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