The cheapest times to fly from DUR to SEA are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • October 8th 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 SEA is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2885 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1070 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Durban (DUR) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $1158 to $1816 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1130. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2114. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $984 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1300 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUR to SEA flight.

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

DUR to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUR to SEA 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

Tuesday 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 $240 (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 $1293. Return trip prices are from the SEA 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 SEA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DUR to SEA

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 SEA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1162
  • Average savings: $138 (10.62%)

See DUR to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1196
  • Average savings: $105 (8.04%)

See DUR to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1224
  • Average savings: $77 (5.88%)

See DUR to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DUR to SEA? 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, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, MANGO, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to King Shaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10559 miles or 16993 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUR to SEA flight is about 19 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Durban and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from DUR to SEA.


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 SEA
Destination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3


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