The cheapest times to fly from MIA to DUR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 27th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 15th, and November 19th)

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 MIA to DUR is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3435 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1029 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Durban

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Durban (DUR) will usually cost between $1099 to $2623 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1104. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2777. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1673 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to DUR flight.

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

MIA to DUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to DUR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Miami. 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 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 $203 (11%) 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 $1522. Return trip prices are from the DUR to MIA 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 MIA 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 15 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $501 (35.22%)

See MIA to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1189
  • Average savings: $233 (16.36%)

See MIA to CPT flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MIA > JFK > DUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1207
  • Average savings: $214 (15.06%)

See MIA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MIA to DUR? 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, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8293 miles or 13346 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to DUR flight is about 15 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Durban?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MIA to DUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MIA
Origination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

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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