Cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in July or February, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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Cape Town (CPT) to Durban (DUR)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to DUR flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.
CPT - DUR
Price
R100 - R158
DUR
Temperature
17 - 25 °C
DUR
Precipitation
30 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 522

From Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way from

R791

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka 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 Cape Town to Durban?

Users have found that flying from Cape Town to Durban on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Durban from Cape Town. Prices for July average R1 832 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 278. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 31% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Durban in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to DUR flights in January, February
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 567pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 628pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Feb - 15 Feb
R1 643pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Durban 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from Cape Town found for this year
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 567pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 628pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Feb - 15 Feb
R1 643pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Durban from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Durban direct flight deals
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 567pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Feb - 22 Feb
R1 628pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Feb - 15 Feb
R1 643pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kulula
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Kulula
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Durban

Late deals on return flights to Durban from Cape Town, departing today and this week
2 Feb - 8 Feb
R1 796pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Feb - 12 Feb
R1 826pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Feb - 5 Feb
R1 841pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to King Shaka Intl from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Durban
12:00 - 14:00
British Airways
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - DUR
British Airways
R791
lastminute.com
7:10 - 9:15
FlySafair
Direct
2h 05m
CPT - DUR
FlySafair
R1 248
mytrip.com
3:00 - 5:00
Kulula
Direct
2h 00m
CPT - DUR
Kulula
R1 278
Travelwings

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Durban

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

Booking a flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) is your only option if you wish to fly from Cape Town to Durban. On a typical day, there are 12 flights from Cape Town Intl to King Shaka Intl, all of which are around 2h 00m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from Cape Town Intl to Durban.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka 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 Cape Town to Durban for under R1 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Durban for under R1 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R1 567, but on average you can expect to pay R1 811.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Durban for under R1 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Durban under R1 600. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Durban is less than R1 811.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Durban for under R1 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Durban within the next 7 days for less than R1 800.

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

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

How popular is this Cape Town to Durban flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl have been viewed 69 810 times in the past calendar month.

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

6 flight departures from Cape Town to Durban per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Cape Town to Durban?

Departing from Cape Town to Durban will take you 2h. The distance from Cape Town to Durban is about 1283 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Durban is Kulula. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R1 628 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is FlySafair, starting at R1 765. Kulula is 11% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R791. However, be on the lookout for offers from Kulula and FlySafair, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Durban for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Durban?

On average you can expect to pay R1 113 for a flight from Cape Town to Durban. The cheapest flight overall is R626 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Durban King Shaka Intl) is currently priced at R1 689.

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

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Durban, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, FlySafair or Mango as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cape Town to Durban?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Cape Town to Durban are Cemair (92%), FlySafair (91%) and Kulula (83%).

How long is the flight from Cape Town to Durban?

Cape Town to Durban flights take just under 2 hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Cape Town to Durban?

Flag carriers like British Airways operate on this route, as well as budget airlines like Safair, kulula and Mango Airlines. To compare all Cape Town to Durban flight options, use the Cheapflights search tool and add filters to narrow down your results.

How frequent are flights between Cape Town and Durban?

Although this is the quietest of South Africa’s Golden Triangle routes, there are still more than eight flights from Cape Town to Durban a day.

Which airports serve Cape Town and Durban?

You’ll set off from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and arrive at Durban’s King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

Which direct flight route between Cape Town and Durban is cheapest?

To find a cheap flight from Cape Town to Durban, fly from Cape Town International to King Shaka International. For the best deals, use the search tool to view prices of all available flights on this route, and to compare costs on different travel dates. And don’t forget to factor in additional costs, like transport in your destination, when you calculate the price of your ticket.

What is there to do in Durban?

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban are a great way to see more of South Africa. And if you’ve already done Cape Town and Johannesburg, Durban should definitely be next on your list. South Africa’s third-largest city is home to a string of beautiful beaches that go by the name of the Golden Mile. And there are game reserves close by, not to mention attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Moses Mabhida Stadium and uShaka Marine World to check off your list. Weather-wise, Durban has a sub-tropical climate with an average summer temperature of 24°C. Cape Town, meanwhile, has a Mediterranean climate with cooler winters and a year-round average of 17°C.Ready to book cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban? Use the Search Flights function to find your tickets today.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Durban

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

Destination information for Durban

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Durban.
Flight duration from CPT to DUR
2h 08m
Average temperature for January in Durban
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Durban
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Durban

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Durban King Shaka Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Durban 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
R1 087 R1 777 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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FlySafair
R1 262 R2 241 No cancel fee N/A
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Mango
R1 321 R1 989 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
R1 364 R2 038 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R1 927 R3 109 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Durban

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Durban.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 34% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Durban
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Durban.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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