Cheap flights from Durban to Melbourne

How to find the cheapest flight from Durban to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to MEL flight in 2022: compare Durban to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

DUR - MEL

Price

R924 - R1 239

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

R19 145

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R14 277

From Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Durban to Melbourne Airport?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Durban to Melbourne Airport, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R17 522 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R18 882.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Durban to Melbourne Airport?

Flights from Durban to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Durban to Melbourne Airport in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R12 547.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durban to Melbourne Airport (DUR - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Durban to Melbourne Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Durban to Melbourne flights.

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

Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Durban to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from King Shaka Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Durban airport to Melbourne. It is only a 29,2 km journey to King Shaka Intl (DUR) from Durban’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, South African, and Qatar Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

How popular is this Durban to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 503 users have taken a look at flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne.

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

Consider Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Durban to Melbourne Airport.

Other flights from Durban

Can I fly to Melbourne from Durban King Shaka Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Durban King Shaka Intl from Melbourne?

Returning to Durban King Shaka Intl from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durban King Shaka Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Durban King Shaka Intl.

Top 5 airlines flying from Durban to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR13 504
AverageR16 120
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR14 179
AverageR18 473
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR14 459
AverageR16 860
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR14 833
AverageR17 949
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR14 955
AverageR16 920
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety