The cheapest times to fly from DUR to BFN are

  • April 30th to September 23rd (except the weeks of August 6th and August 20th)
  • 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 BFN is mid July. Prices can be as high as $347 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $198 for Tuesday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Bloemfontein

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Bloemfontein (BFN) will usually cost between $210 to $324 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $220. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $96 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $269 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to BFN flight.

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

DUR to BFN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to BFN 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 $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $33 (12%) 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 $255. Return trip prices are from the BFN 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 BFN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DUR to BFN

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 BFN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (DUR > JNB > BFN)

  • Price for both tickets: $208
  • Average savings: $61 (22.58%)

See DUR to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: British Airways, MANGO, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bram Fischer International Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 292 miles or 470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to BFN flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Bloemfontein?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 109 available flights from DUR to BFN.


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 BFN
Destination airport name Bram Fischer International Airport
City Bloemfontein
Country South Africa
Latitude -29.1
Longitude 26.3


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