Cheap flights from Durban to Melbourne

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Durban (DUR) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to MEL flight in 2021: compare Durban to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
DUR - ME1
Price
R13 823 - R18 536
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
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

R16 307

Average for round-trip flights in septembre 2021

Round-trip from

CHF 13 823

From Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne

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 Melbourne (DUR - ME1)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Durban to Melbourne 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.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Durban to Melbourne. 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 Melbourne.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Durban. Prices for May average R15 994 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R12 148. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a May flight can save you 15% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Durban to Melbourne, 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 R16 965 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R18 282.

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Flight FAQs

From Durban to Melbourne

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to Melbourne are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Durban to Melbourne for under R109 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to Melbourne for under R109 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R109 061, but on average you can expect to pay R116 691.

How popular is this Durban to Melbourne flight route?

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

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Durban to Melbourne return?

According to our current data, Emirates (R109 061), offers the cheapest pricing from Durban to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from Durban to Melbourne?

On average you can expect to pay R13 490 for a flight from Durban to Melbourne. The cheapest flight overall is R8 584 while the most popular route, (Durban King Shaka Intl - Melbourne) is currently priced at R57 567.

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

Before booking your flight from Durban to Melbourne, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Durban?

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.

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

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


Do I need a test to fly back to Durban 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.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Durban to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing Durban

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 5 airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
R13 074 R15 607 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
R13 728 R17 886 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Qatar Airways
R13 999 R16 324 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R14 361 R17 378 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R14 479 R16 382 No cancel fee 72%
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