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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to DUR are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 3rd 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 LAX to DUR is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $4080 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $910 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.

 

When to Fly to Durban

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $930 to $2098 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $910. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2112. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1202 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1133 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to DUR flight.

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

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LAX to DUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to DUR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 $361 (23%) 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 $1117. Return trip prices are from the DUR to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to DUR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 20 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking LAX 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 LAX to DUR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $978
  • Average savings: $155 (13.68%)

See LAX to JNB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, MANGO, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10627 miles or 17102 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to DUR flight is about 20 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Durban?

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeDUR
Destination airport nameKing Shaka International Airport
CityDurban
CountrySouth Africa
Latitude-29.6
Longitude31.1

 

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