The cheapest times to fly from AUS to DUR are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and November 19th)

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 AUS to DUR is early February. Prices can be as high as $3536 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1386 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Durban

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $1426 to $2447 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2566. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1123 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1601 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to DUR flight.

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

AUS to DUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to DUR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Austin. 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 fly to DUR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into AUS. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Durban, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (9%) 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 $1711. Return trip prices are from the DUR to AUS 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 AUS 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 17 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AUS 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 AUS to DUR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (AUS > JFK > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1206
  • Average savings: $395 (24.65%)

See AUS to JFK flights

Hack #2: London (AUS > LHR > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1280
  • Average savings: $321 (20.06%)

See AUS to LHR flights

Hack #3: Johannesburg (AUS > JNB > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1291
  • Average savings: $310 (19.34%)

See AUS to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Shaka International Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9394 miles or 15118 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to DUR flight is about 17 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Durban?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from AUS to DUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUS
Origination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7

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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