The cheapest times to fly from DUR to CVG are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 26th and March 5th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 28th)
  • September 3rd to November 11th

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 CVG is late May. Prices can be as high as $2291 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1050 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Cincinnati

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Cincinnati, OH (CVG) will usually cost between $1284 to $1844 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1941. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $632 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1414 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to CVG flight.

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

DUR to CVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to CVG 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 fly to CVG, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DUR. Saturdays 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 $167 (8%) 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 $1397. Return trip prices are from the CVG 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 CVG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DUR to CVG

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 CVG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $308 (21.79%)

See DUR to DCA flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (DUR > DCA > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1214
  • Average savings: $199 (14.1%)

See DUR to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1245
  • Average savings: $169 (11.96%)

See DUR to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8789 miles or 14144 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to CVG flight is about 16 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Cincinnati, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from DUR to CVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDUR
Origination airport nameKing Shaka International Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeCVG
Destination airport nameCincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
CityCincinnati, OH
Countrythe United States


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