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Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to DUR flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.
JNB - DUR
Price
R77 - R107
DUR
Temperature
17 - 25 °C
DUR
Rainfall
30 - 130 mm

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April

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

R1 228

From Johannesburg to Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way from

R462

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Durban?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 24% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Durban (JNB - DUR)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Durban at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 4% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Durban, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 9% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R1 563 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R1 610.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Durban in June, July 2022

The best prices found for JNB to DUR flights in June, July
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R1 116pp
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
23 Jul - 27 Jul
R1 212pp
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
18 Jul - 23 Jul
R1 244pp
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria

Johannesburg to Durban 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from Johannesburg found for this year
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R1 116pp
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
9 Aug - 16 Aug
R1 116pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Aug - 30 Aug
R1 132pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Durban from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Durban direct flight deals
9 Aug - 16 Aug
R1 116pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R1 116pp
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
HLA
Johannesburg Lanseria
19 Aug - 30 Aug
R1 132pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Durban

Late deals on return flights to Durban from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 28 Jul
R1 260pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jun - 12 Jul
R1 339pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jun - 12 Jul
R1 355pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to King Shaka Intl from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Durban
15:25 - 16:35
FlySafair
Direct
1h 10m
JNB - DUR
FlySafair
R462
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6:40 - 7:55
FlySafair
Direct
1h 15m
HLA - DUR
FlySafair
R510
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9:00 - 10:10
FlySafair
Direct
1h 10m
JNB - DUR
FlySafair
R526
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Durban</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Durban

What airport do you fly into for flights to Durban from Johannesburg?

Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR), located 29,2 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Johannesburg to Durban. 16 airlines have flights to King Shaka Intl from Johannesburg on a regular basis. Booking flights from Johannesburg to Durban King Shaka Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 29 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Durban King Shaka Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. FlySafair, Kulula, and Airlink 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 Johannesburg to Durban for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Durban for under R1 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 116, but on average you can expect to pay R1 212.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Durban for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Durban under R1 200. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Durban is less than R1 212.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Durban for under R1 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Durban within the next 7 days for less than R1 300.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Durban?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Durban flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Durban King Shaka Intl have been viewed 237 572 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average 6 flights depart from Johannesburg to Durban per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Durban?

FlySafair can get you from Johannesburg to Durban in just under 1h 10m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 481 km. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Johannesburg to Durban round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Durban round-trip from R1 116. FlySafair is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Durban?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Durban is generally R1 143, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R572. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Durban King Shaka Intl), you can expect to pay R1 132 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Durban are Airlink, Cemair and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Durban?

Johannesburg to Durban flights take around 1 hour 5 minutes, although this can vary depending on your departure airport.

Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Durban?

Flag carriers like South African Airways and British Airways operate on this route, as well as budget airlines like Safair, Mango Airlines and Kulula. If you’re searching for a cheap flight from Johannesburg to Durban, the Cheapflights search bar is the best place to start. Each airline operates to a different schedule, and our tool takes the hassle out of comparing them all.

How frequent are flights between Johannesburg and Durban?

There are more than 20 flights from Johannesburg to Durban running on the most popular route – from OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to King Shaka International Airport (DUR) – every day.

Which airports serve Johannesburg and Durban?

To reach Durban, you can fly from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) or Lanseria International Airport (HLA). In Durban, you’ll arrive at King Shaka International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Johannesburg and Durban is cheapest?

To get the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Durban, fly from OR Tambo International Airport to King Shaka International Airport.

What is there to do in Durban?

Book a Johannesburg to Durban flight and you can wave goodbye to the city and hello to the coast. Durban’s beautiful beaches are strung out along what’s known as the Golden Mile. Head here for a day of sunbathing on the sand, or surfing or swimming out in the warm water. But don’t miss the city’s other charms. Although it’s smaller than Jo’burg, Durban lays claim to a sizeable haul of attractions. Visit uShaka Sea World, tour a game reserve, and save some time to explore the city’s Indian District. If you’re wondering how the weather will compare, both Durban and Jo’burg get their rain during summer, which starts around October time. Want to book cheap flights from Johannesburg to Durban? Use the Search Flights function to find, compare and book your tickets today.

What are the best ways to get to the airports in Johannesburg and Durban?

Passengers have a choice between two international airports when they fly to Durban from Johannesburg in South Africa. Travellers can either opt to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) or from Lanseria International Airport (HLA). Flight times from both these airports to Durban are roughly the same, coming in at just over one hour. However, O.R. Tambo Airport is slightly more central than Lanseria Airport and is located just a short drive from Johannesburg city centre. Lanseria, in contrast, is situated slightly further from the city centre by road. When you arrive in Durban, you will land at Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR). King Shaka International Airport is located a shortdrive by car or by bus from Durban city centre. Buses depart frequently and fares to the city from the airport are generally quite affordable.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Durban?

Passengers searching for direct flights from Johannesburg airports to Durban airport will find plenty of airline options available to choose from. If you want to fly to Durban King Shaka Airport from O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, you can book flights with airlines such as Fly Safair, Airlink and Kulula. Regular flights between these cities are also available with British Airways. If you want to travel via Lanseria Airport, Fly Safair and Kulula also provide frequent flights between Lanseria International and Durban King Shaka Airport.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg and Durban?

Due to the short flight times between Johannesburg and Durban, most flights on this route are direct and involve no stopovers. However, indirect flights with certain airlines are available on this route. Indirect flights between Johannesburg and Durban also tend to be slightly less expensive than flights with no stopovers. If you fly with British Airways between O. R. Tambo Airport and Durban King Shaka Airport, your journey may involve a single stopover at Cape Town International Airport. While this can save you money, it also adds between four and six hours on to your overall journey time. There are no flights with stopovers available from Lanseria International. Most other airlines that fly between Johannesburg and Durban only offer direct flights with no stopovers midway.

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

Domestic passengers flying between Johannesburg and Durban are not required to have a passport or visa to travel in South Africa. Taking your passport with you when you fly is a good idea, however, as it can be used as a valid proof of ID. Staff at security areas and check-in points throughout the airport may ask to see your passport or some other government-issued form of ID before you travel.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Durban.
Flight duration from Johannesburg to DUR
1h 10m
Average temperature for June in Durban
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Durban
35.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Durban

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Durban King Shaka Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
NAM Air
R310 R358 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Volga-Dnepr
R330 R409 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Ellinair
R378 R506 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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Neos Air
R400 R446 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Eastern Air Lines
R422 R526 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Kulula
R513 R1 357 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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British Airways
R858 R1 795 No cancel fee 70%
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Airlink
R898 R1 390 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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FlySafair
R943 R1 656 No cancel fee N/A
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Cemair
R1 054 R1 778 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Durban

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Durban.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 52% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 31% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Durban
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Durban.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
35 daily flights
Thursday
33 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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