Non-stop flights to Durban (DUR)
King Shaka International Airport is a small airport in South Africa. It is an international airport. In total there are 9 airports around the world that have direct flights to Durban, spread around 8 cities in 2 countries. Currently, there are 7 domestic flights to Durban.
Durban is mainly known for beaches and surfing.
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This month, there are 1,163 flights arriving at Durban Airport, which are 39 flights per day or 2 flights per hour.
The most frequently departed flights to Durban are routes from Johannesburg (JNB) in South Africa and Cape Town (CPT), also in South Africa. These two routes together are operated 1040 times this month, and make up for 89% of all monthly arrivals at King Shaka International Airport.
The longest flight to Durban DUR is departing from London Heathrow (LHR). This non-stop flight takes around 12 hours and 55 minutes and covers a distance of 5,922 miles (9,531 km).
List of all direct flights to Durban
Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Durban, ordered by popularity.
Airlines flying to Durban
Currently, there are 9 airlines that fly to Durban. Most flights to Durban are operated by Safair, as they connect 5 airports to DUR. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all DUR flights:
Business class flights to Durban
There are 6 airports that have flights to Durban in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to DUR are listed below:
First class flights to Durban
There is only one airport that has First Class flights to Durban, which is Dubai (DXB).
Intercontinental flights to Durban
The only intercontinental flights to King Shaka International Airport (DUR) are from Europe and the Middle-East, as of May 2021.
* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, Southern Asia, China, Japan, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central Asia or Oceania.
Non-stop flights from Europe to Durban
British Airways is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Europe to Durban. They fly seasonal from London Heathrow (LHR).
Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Durban
Emirates is currently the only airline flying non-stop from the Middle-East to Durban. They fly year-round from Dubai (DXB).
International flights to Durban
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Durban
Dubai is the only city in United Arab Emirates with direct flights to Durban. From Dubai, direct flights are offered by Emirates.
Flights from United Kingdom to Durban
In United Kingdom, the only airport that has a direct connection to Durban is London Heathrow. From London Heathrow, direct flights are offered by British Airways (Oneworld). This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in April.
Domestic flights to Durban
Flights from South Africa to Durban
There are several airports within South Africa that have domestic flights to Durban (7 in total).
From Bloemfontein, direct flights are offered by CemAir.
From Cape Town, direct flights are offered by British Airways (Oneworld), Mango and Safair.
From East London, you can fly non-stop to Durban with Safair. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in October.
From Johannesburg, airlines that operate direct flights are Airlink, British Airways (Oneworld), CemAir, Emirates, Kulula, Mango, Qatar Airways (Oneworld), Safair and Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance).
From Johannesburg, direct flights are offered by Kulula, Mango and Safair.
From Nelspruit, you can fly non-stop to Durban with Airlink. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From Port Elizabeth, you can fly non-stop with British Airways (Oneworld) or Safair.
Alternative airports near Durban
Flying to an alternative airport near Durban could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Durban (DUR) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Pietermaritzburg (PZB) and Richards Bay (RCB).
Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How many airports are there in Durban?
There are 2 airports in Durban: King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB).
What is the best airport to fly into Durban?
The most convenient airport to fly into Durban is King Shaka International Airport (DUR).
How many airlines fly to Durban?
There are 9 airlines flying to Durban from 9 airports around the world, as of May 2021.
Which airlines fly to Durban?
Safair, British Airways and Mango operate most flights to Durban. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.
Which alliances are flying to Durban?
Oneworld and Star Alliance are currently the only two alliances that operate flights to Durban.
How many nonstop flights are there to Durban?
There are roughly 1,163 flights arriving at Durban every month (or 273 flights each week), from a total of 9 airports worldwide.
What is the official name of Durban Airport?
The official name of Durban Airport is King Shaka International Airport.
What is the airport code of Durban Airport?
The airport code of Durban Airport is DUR.
What are the most popular flights to Durban?
Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth are the 3 most popular routes to Durban. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Durban, please use our flight map.