The cheapest times to fly from DUR to JNB are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • July 16th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 10th, September 17th, and September 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DUR to JNB is early September. Prices can be as high as $101 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $54 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $55 to $88 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $57. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $85. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $28 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $69 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to JNB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DUR to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DUR to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to JNB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Durban. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $64. Return trip prices are from the JNB to DUR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DUR to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DUR to JNB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air Mauritius, Air Namibia, British Airways, Iberia, kulula, MANGO, Proflight Zambia, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Safair, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 297 miles or 478 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DUR to JNB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to JNB flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from DUR to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DUR
Origination airport name King Shaka International Airport
City Durban
Country South Africa
Latitude -29.6
Longitude 31.1

Return Airport

Destination code JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2


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