The cheapest times to fly from DXB to DUR are

  • January 15th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 DXB to DUR is mid May. Prices can be as high as $960 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $658 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Durban

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $714 to $800 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 $668. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $729 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to DUR flight.

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

DXB to DUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to DUR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DUR, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $726. Return trip prices are from the DUR to DXB 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 DXB to DUR 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 DXB to DUR

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 DXB to DUR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $568
  • Average savings: $161 (22.09%)

See DXB to CPT flights

Hack #2: Cape Town (DXB > CPT > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $724
  • Average savings: $5 (0.69%)

See DXB to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DXB to DUR? 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, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, South African, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

How many flights go between Dubai and Durban?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from DXB to DUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code DUR
Destination airport name King Shaka International Airport
City Durban
Country South Africa
Latitude -29.6
Longitude 31.1


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