The cheapest times to fly from LHR to DUR are
- January 8th to March 25th
- May 14th to June 3rd
- September 3rd to October 14th
- October 29th to December 2nd
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 LHR to DUR is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1310 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $627 for Monday flights around late February and early March.
When to Fly to Durban
Flying from London (LHR) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $654 to $997 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $668. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1129. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $735 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to DUR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHR to DUR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LHR to DUR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DUR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Durban, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (10%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $727. Return trip prices are from the DUR to LHR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LHR to DUR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking LHR 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 LHR to DUR — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $658
- Average savings: $78 (10.54%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LHR to DUR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Air Mauritius, Alitalia, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, MANGO, Qatar Airways, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from King Shaka International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5921 miles or 9529 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LHR to DUR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to DUR flight is about 11 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between London and Durban?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from LHR to DUR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||London Heathrow Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
|Destination airport name||King Shaka International Airport|
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