The cheapest times to fly from DUR to PBI are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • April 23rd to July 15th
  • August 13th to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)

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 PBI is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2625 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $1029 for Sunday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to West Palm Beach

Flying from Durban (DUR) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) will usually cost between $1082 to $1890 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1070. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2010. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $940 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1329 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to PBI flight.

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

DUR to PBI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to PBI 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PBI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DUR. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to West Palm Beach, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Durban. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the PBI 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 PBI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 56 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 PBI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from PBI
  • Usually 3.09% less expensive than PBI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUR to MIA flights


Flight Hacking DUR to PBI

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 PBI — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1130
  • Average savings: $199 (14.94%)

See DUR to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1200
  • Average savings: $129 (9.71%)

See DUR to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DUR > BOS > PBI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1257
  • Average savings: $72 (5.38%)

See DUR to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8303 miles or 13362 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to PBI flight is about 15 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from DUR to PBI.


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 PBI
Destination airport name Palm Beach International Airport
City West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.7
Longitude -80.1


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