The cheapest times to fly from DUR to MCO are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • July 30th to August 12th
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 MCO is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2416 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1083 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $1199 to $2033 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1946. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $689 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1365 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to MCO flight.

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

DUR to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to MCO 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 MCO, and Wednesday 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 $265 (14%) 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 $1353. Return trip prices are from the MCO 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 MCO 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 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DUR to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 2.67% less expensive than MCO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DUR to PBI flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 0.81% less expensive than MCO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DUR to TPA flights


Flight Hacking DUR to MCO

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 MCO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $247 (18.1%)

See DUR to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1185
  • Average savings: $181 (13.22%)

See DUR to JFK flights

Hack #3: London (DUR > LHR > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1202
  • Average savings: $164 (11.98%)

See DUR to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8414 miles or 13541 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to MCO flight is about 16 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from DUR to MCO.


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 MCO
Destination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3


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