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Durban (DUR) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to JNB flight in 2022: compare Durban to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
DUR - ZA1
Price
R58 - R85
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

R891

From Durban King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg

One-way from

R569

One-way flight from Durban King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg

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 Durban to Johannesburg (DUR - ZA1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Durban to Johannesburg in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Durban to Johannesburg?

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 22% 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 Johannesburg?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Johannesburg from Durban average R1 075. You can even find prices in July for less than R1 075, as users have found deals to Johannesburg from as low as R799. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg from Durban. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

Cheap flights from Durban to Johannesburg in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DUR to JNB flights in January, February
19 Jan - 23 Jan
R77pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Jan - 15 Jan
R92pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
R108pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Durban King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Durban found for this year
19 Jan - 23 Jan
R77pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Jan - 15 Jan
R92pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
R108pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Durban

Save time with Durban to Johannesburg direct flight deals
28 Jan - 30 Jan
R92pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Cemair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cemair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
R108pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
24 Jan - 24 Jan
R123pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Last-minute flights from Durban to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Durban, departing today and this week
19 Jan - 23 Jan
R77pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
21 Jan - 24 Jan
R108pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
23 Jan - 23 Jan
R123pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Durban

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to Johannesburg
9:35 - 10:45
Kulula
Direct
1h 10m
DUR - HLA
Kulula
R569
travelstart.co.za
14:10 - 15:25
Cemair
Direct
1h 15m
DUR - JNB
Cemair
R615
Travel2Be
4:45 - 6:00
FlySafair
Direct
1h 15m
DUR - HLA
FlySafair
R645
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Durban to Johannesburg

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

If you book a flight to Johannesburg from Durban, you will be flying from King Shaka Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) is located 29,2 km from the centre of Durban. There are 28 flights from King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg per day from 5 different airlines.

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

Kulula, Mango, and FlySafair are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Durban to Johannesburg for under R100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to Johannesburg for under R100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cemair for just R92, but on average you can expect to pay R645.

Are there direct flights from Durban to Johannesburg for under R100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Durban to Johannesburg under R100. A good price for a direct flight from Durban to Johannesburg is less than R692.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durban to Johannesburg for under R100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Durban to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R100.

What days are direct flights available from Durban to Johannesburg?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Durban to Johannesburg flight route?

This flight path from Durban King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg was viewed by 122 052 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 8 flights depart from Durban to Johannesburg per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Durban to Johannesburg?

Cemair, FlySafair, and British Airways can get you from Durban to Johannesburg in just under 1h 05m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Durban and Johannesburg is about 481 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Flying on Cemair is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at R92. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by FlySafair and British Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R123 and R138, respectively. Cemair is 91% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R338 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Kulula from R507 and Cemair from R615 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Durban to Johannesburg?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Durban to Johannesburg are Airlink (98%), FlySafair (91%) and Emirates (88%).

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Durban to Johannesburg?

While on average a flight from Durban to Johannesburg is generally R789, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R399. When looking at the most popular route, (Durban King Shaka Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay R77 for that flight.

What airports serve Durban to Johannesburg flights?

Travellers who are going to Johannesburg from Durban will leave through King Shaka International Airport, which is about 35 kilometres from the city centre. It is a hub for South African Express Airways and a focus city for Comair, Airlink, and Kulula. The airport offers flights to a large selection of locations including Cape Town, East London, London Heathrow, Port Elizabeth, and more. When this flight lands, it will be at O.R. Tambo International Airport which has the capacity for 28 million passengers each year. This airport is a hub for many airlines including FlySafair, South African express, and Mango.

Which airlines fly directly from Durban to Johannesburg?

Many direct, nonstop flights leave Durban for Johannesburg every day from this airport. Some of the airlines offering nonstop flights include British Airways, South African Airways, and Hahn Air Systems. These flights are offered throughout the day from morning until evening and take passengers to Johannesburg in 1h 05m. Not only are these flights the shortest in duration, but they are also available at lower price points than stopover flights into Johannesburg. The stopover flights from this airport to the destination are offered by several airlines including Safair, Kulula, and South African Airways.

What are the stopover options between Durban to Johannesburg?

Stopover flights into Johannesburg have one or two stops before reaching the destination. There are dozens of choices that stop in locations like Cape Town International Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, and East London Airport. These flights can be as quick as 3h 50m or as long as 8h 35m in length. The two-stop flights into Johannesburg may stop in several locations such as Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, East London, and Cape Town, or Cape Town and Bloemfontein. Keep in mind that direct flights are the least expensive while stopover flights with two stops are the most expensive.

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

There is no need for a visa to fly from Durban to Johannesburg. Travellers also do not require a passport. Since both flights are within South Africa, all you need to bring is a proper form of identification.

Alternative routes for Durban to Johannesburg

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

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Durban to Johannesburg.
Flight duration from DUR to Johannesburg
1h 10m
Average temperature for January in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Johannesburg
128.0 mm

Airports servicing Durban

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to Johannesburg 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
British Airways
R571 R1 197 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R741 R1 994 No cancel fee 78%
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FlySafair
R755 R1 252 No cancel fee N/A
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Mango
R809 R1 298 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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Kulula
R819 R1 167 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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Hourly flight availability from Durban to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durban towards Johannesburg.
Morning 6 AM to midday 51% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Durban to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durban to Johannesburg.
Sunday
22 daily flights
Monday
31 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
34 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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