The cheapest times to fly from DUR to IAH are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 IAH is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2131 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $973 for Saturday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1033 to $1491 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1074. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1748. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $674 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1176 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to IAH flight.

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

DUR to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Durban. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $212 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1143. Return trip prices are from the IAH 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 IAH 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DUR to IAH

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 IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $95 (8.08%)

See DUR to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DUR > JFK > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1156
  • Average savings: $20 (1.66%)

See DUR to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, MANGO, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9256 miles or 14896 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to IAH flight is about 17 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from DUR to IAH.


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 IAH
Destination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3


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