Flights to Durban

Durban is renowned for its stunning beaches with golden sands and turquoise waters. You can soak up the sun, swim, surf, or enjoy seaside promenades along the picturesque coastline.

World-class marine theme park in Durban is a must-visit attraction. It features an aquarium, water park, and entertainment venues, providing fun-filled experiences for visitors of all ages.

You can visit historical sites like the Durban City Hall and Old Courthouse Museum.

The Airport of Durban is called King Shaka International Airport. Airport code is DUR

Direct flight to Durban

The following cities have direct flights to Durban

South Africa – Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, East London and George

Qatar – Doha

UAE – Dubai

Zimbabwe – Harare

Mozambique – Maputo

Zambia – Lusaka

Swaziland – Manzini

Flights to Durban

From the following cities, Flights depart to Durban with 1 stopover

Egypt – Cairo, Alexandria, Giza

Ethiopia – Addis Ababa

Morocco – Casablanca

Algeria – Algiers

Tunisia – Tunis

Kenya – Nairobi

Nigeria- Lagos, Abuja

Tanzania – Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar

Senegal – Dakar

Cote d’Ivoire – Abidjan

Uganda – Entebbe

Ghana – Accra

Angola – Luanda

Mauritius – Mauritius

Rwanda – Kigali

Congo – Kinshasa, Lubumbashi

Gabon – Libreville

Madagascar – Antananarivo, Nosy Be

Seychelles – Mahe


Somalia– Mogadishu

Zambia – Ndola, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Royal, Lower Zambezi National Park, Solwezi, Kasama

Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Kariba

Mozambique – Beira, Nampula, Pemba, Tete, Vilankulos, Quelimane, Inhambane, Xai-Xai, Nacala, Chimoio, 

Botswana – Gaborone, Maun, Kasane

Djibouti – Djibouti

South Sudan – Juba

Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay

Eritrea – Asmara

Malawi – Blantyre

Somalia – Hargeisa, Bosaso

St. Helena – Jamestown

South Africa – Skukuza, Hoedspruit, Upington, Plettenberg, Kimberley, Mala Mala, Londolozi, Polokwane & Sishen

Lesotho – Maseru

Guinea – Conakry

Sudan – Port Sudan

Malawi – Lilongwe

Libya – Benghazi

Airlines flying to Durban

Currently, there are 11 airlines that fly to Durban.

1] Safair (FA)

2] Airlink (4Z)

3] CemAir (5Z)

4] TransAsia (GE)

5] Qatar Airways (QR)

6] Flexflight (W2)

7] Turkish Airlines (TK)

8] Emirates (EK)

9] Eswatini Air (RN)

10] South African Airways (SA)

11] Proflight Zambia (PO)

Business class flights to Durban

There are 3 airports that have flights to Durban in Business Class

Dubai (DXB)

Maputo (MPM)

Doha (DOH)

Business class flights to Durban

There are 3 airports that have flights to Durban in Business Class

Dubai (DXB)

Maputo (MPM)

Doha (DOH)

First class flights to Durban

There is only one airport that has First Class flights to Durban, that is Dubai (DXB)

First class flights to Durban

1] Summer (November – March)  – Hot and humid weather with temperature ranging from 25 degree to 32 degree celcius.Most rainfall and thunderstorm occurs.

2] Autumn [April & May] – Temperature starts to cool down. The city is warm and less humid.

3] Winter [June to August] – This is the ideal time for exploring outdoor activities as winteris mild, pleasant with temperature ranging from 15 to 25 degree celcius.

 4] Spring (September & October) – Temperature rises and rainfall increases.

What are some popular attractions in Durban?

Golden Mile – Enjoy the golden beaches, water sports, and oceanfront activities.

Durban Botanic Gardens – These Berea Hill gardens, which were founded in 1849, feature both native and exotic subtropical plants. Wander around this tranquil environment surrounded by heritage trees, cycads, orchids, and palms.

Umgeni River Bird Park – With more than 800 birds from all over the world, this park is a birdwatcher’s dream come true. Savor engaging performances and up-close interactions with feathery companions.

Florida Road – Florida Road is a bustling area for foodies and art enthusiasts, well-known for its hip cafes, restaurants, and nightlife.

Tourism Statistics in Durban

2023 –  Estimated 800,000 visitors, with a direct spend of R1.6 billion.

2023 –  The direct spend by tourists is estimated to be R1.6 billion, indicating a significant decline from the previous years.

2023- Hotel occupancy rates have improved, with 75% occupancy compared to 72% in the previous year.

2023 -The most common purposes for tourist visits were holiday (10,973,348), business (271,972), and study (52,943).

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