The cheapest times to fly from DUR to ATL are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 ATL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2250 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $857 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $928 to $1824 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $924. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1908. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $984 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to ATL flight.

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

DUR to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Durban. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $1295. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL 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 DUR to ATL

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 DUR to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $295 (21.11%)

See DUR to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1146
  • Average savings: $250 (17.89%)

See DUR to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DUR > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1245
  • Average savings: $150 (10.75%)

See DUR to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Durban and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from DUR to ATL.


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


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