Cheap flights from East London to Durban

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The best prices from East London to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in May or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Friday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
East London (ELS) to Durban (DUR)

All the information you need to plan the best ELS to DUR flight in 2022: compare East London to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.
ELS - DUR
Price
R117 - R175
DUR
Temperature
17 - 25 °C
DUR
Rainfall
30 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 872

From East London to Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way from

R1 376

One-way flight from East London 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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Durban (ELS - DUR)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from East London to Durban is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 77% on airfare.

What is the cheapest month to fly from East London to Durban?

May can be a great time to fly to Durban from East London with a flight ticket averaging about R2 401. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R1 504. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from East London to Durban?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from East London to Durban. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Durban.

Cheap flights from East London to Durban in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ELS to DUR flights in May, June
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 792pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
26 May - 30 May
R1 808pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
3 Jun - 10 Jun
R1 904pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

East London to Durban 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from East London found for this year
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 792pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
26 May - 30 May
R1 808pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
6 Jul - 8 Jul
R1 824pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Direct flights to Durban from East London

Save time with East London to Durban direct flight deals
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 792pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
6 Jul - 8 Jul
R1 824pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
29 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 888pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Last-minute flights from East London to Durban

Late deals on return flights to Durban from East London, departing today and this week
26 May - 30 May
R1 808pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
26 May - 30 May
R2 304pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
28 May - 4 Jun
R2 689pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London

One-way flights to King Shaka Intl from East London

The cheapest one-way flights from East London to Durban
5:00 - 12:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 40m
ELS - DUR
Multiple Airlines
R1 376
Kiwi.com
5:00 - 14:30
British Airways
2 stops
9h 30m
ELS - DUR
British Airways
R2 256
Travel2Be
4:20 - 5:40
Airlink
2 stops
25h 20m
ELS - DUR
Airlink
R2 737
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From East London to Durban

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

Some of our airline partners flying from East London to Durban King Shaka Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. FlySafair, Airlink, and Kulula are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like FlySafair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from East London to Durban for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from East London to Durban for under R1 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 792, but on average you can expect to pay R2 481.

Are there direct flights from East London to Durban for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from East London to Durban under R1 800. A good price for a direct flight from East London to Durban is less than R1 952.

Are there last-minute flights available from East London to Durban for under R1 900?

There are currently 8+ open flights from East London to Durban within the next 7 days for less than R1 900.

How popular is this East London to Durban flight route?

Flights from East London to Durban King Shaka Intl have been viewed 3 249 times in the past calendar month.

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

Flying on FlySafair is currently your cheapest option to Durban, with prices starting at R1 792. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Airlink and British Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R3 089 and R4 881, respectively. FlySafair is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from East London to Durban one-way?

R864 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 Airlink, with prices starting from R1 216 and R2 737, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from East London to Durban?

The cheapest flight price from East London to Durban is R541. On average you can expect to pay R1 746. The most popular route, (East London - Durban King Shaka Intl), can usually be booked for R1 792.

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

Airlink, British Airways and China Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from East London to Durban.

What airports serve East London to Durban flights?

East London Airport is where passengers to Durban will start their flight. This is a small public airport that had over 675,000 passengers in 2016. Passengers who are taking a flight to Durban from East London will disembark in King Shaka International Airport, which is located about 35 kilometres from the city centre. The airport is a hub for South African Express and a focus city for Kulula airline. The passenger terminal here is a split level where departures take place on the upper level and arrivals come in through the lower level.

Which airlines fly directly from East London to Durban?

Direct, nonstop flights from East London to Durban are available in a limited amount every day. These flights are provided by FlySafair as well as Hahn Air Services. The flights provided each day take place in the late afternoon so passengers will need to be able to accommodate that timing. There are also a selection of stopover flights going into Durban from airlines like South African Airways, Hahn Air Services, and Kulula. While direct flights can reach the destination in 1h 15m, flights with a stop will take at least 3h 50m to make it the same distance due to stops.

What are the stopover options between East London to Durban?

Travellers who choose a stopover flight that touches down only once will spend time at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport. One-stop flights are typically less expensive than two-stop flights but not as inexpensive as a direct flight would be. For flights with two stops, the aircraft may come down in Johannesburg and Cape Town or make the second stop at Bloemfontein Airport or Port Elizabeth Airport. The fastest flights with this option are about 6h 55m in length but can reach times of 22h 45m in some cases.

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

There is no need to have a visa or a passport when leaving East London to reach Durban. All passengers will need is a valid form of identification.

Alternative routes for East London 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 East London to Durban.
Flight duration from ELS to DUR
1h 15m
Average temperature for May in Durban
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Durban
35.0 mm

Airports servicing East London

Airports servicing Durban

Top 7 airlines flying from East London to Durban King Shaka Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from East London 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
China Airlines
R460 R513 No cancel fee 70%
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Ellinair
R769 R960 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Kulula
R1 381 R2 842 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 617 R2 091 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R2 131 R2 819 No cancel fee 70%
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Airlink
R2 550 R2 826 No cancel fee N/A

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

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South African
R4 220 R5 485 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from East London to Durban

See what time of day planes typically take off from East London towards Durban.
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Weekly flight availability
from East London to Durban
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from East London to Durban.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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