The cheapest times to fly from DUR to DXB are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • July 30th to December 16th

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 DXB is late September. Prices can be as high as $913 for Monday flights during mid June, or as low as $599 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $617 to $899 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $617. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $787. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $170 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to DXB flight.

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

DUR to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to DXB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less 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

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DUR. Mondays 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 $41 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $643. Return trip prices are from the DXB 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 DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DUR to DXB

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 DXB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $471
  • Average savings: $178 (27.37%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air Mauritius, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, RwandAir, Saudia, South African, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4117 miles or 6626 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to DXB flight is about 8 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from DUR to DXB.


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 DXB
Destination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4


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