The cheapest times to fly from ATL to DUR are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 13th to December 9th

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 ATL to DUR is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3478 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1033 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Durban

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $1205 to $2404 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1298 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1528 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to DUR flight.

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

ATL to DUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to DUR flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $185 (10%) 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 $1609. Return trip prices are from the DUR to ATL 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 ATL to DUR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to DUR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to DUR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cape Town (ATL > CPT > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1109
  • Average savings: $419 (27.42%)

See ATL to CPT flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (ATL > JNB > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $370 (24.21%)

See ATL to JNB flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1166
  • Average savings: $363 (23.72%)

See ATL to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, MANGO, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Shaka International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8695 miles or 13993 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to DUR flight is about 16 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Durban?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from ATL to DUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


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