Cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban

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The best prices from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in February or August, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Durban

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to DUR flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.

MEL - DUR

Price

$995 - $1,409

DUR

Temperature

17 - 25 °C

DUR

Precipitation

30 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Average price

$1,973

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$1,393

From Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Durban?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Durban?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 32 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne Airport to Durban within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,742.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Durban?

February can be a great time to fly to Durban from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $1,585. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,092. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Durban (MEL - DUR)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Durban by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban in December, January 2021

The best prices found for MEL to DUR flights in December, January
20 Jan. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

28h 00m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 20m
$9,207

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 30/11/21

20 Jan. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

28h 00m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 50m
$9,221

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/12/21

20 Jan. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

28h 00m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 50m
$9,290

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Durban flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Durban from Melbourne?

Located just 29.2 km from the city centre, Durban King Shaka Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Durban from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne to King Shaka Intl (DUR) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Melbourne from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Emirates, and Etihad Airways flying from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Durban for under $9,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Durban for under $9,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $9,207, but on average you can expect to pay $9,240.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Durban flight route?

The Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl flight path was viewed by 450 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Durban?

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Durban, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

Can I fly to Durban King Shaka Intl from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Durban King Shaka Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durban King Shaka Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Durban King Shaka Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Can I fly back to Melbourne from Durban King Shaka Intl?

Returning to Melbourne from Durban King Shaka Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Durban

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Durban

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Durban choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$980
Average$1,686
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,199
Average$1,505
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,224
Average$1,737
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,347
Average$1,677
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,464
Average$1,907
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety