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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban

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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Durban (DUR)

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
$1,283 - $1,817
DUR
Temperature
24 - 29 °C
DUR
Rainfall
32 - 142 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

$1,490

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$1,283

From Melbourne to Durban

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Durban?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 29% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne to Durban.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Durban at least 61 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Durban for as little as $1,633 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,679 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Durban. Flights to Durban from Melbourne in May are about $1,515 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,018.

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

When flying from Melbourne to Durban, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the morning.

Melbourne to Durban 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from Melbourne found for this year
10 Jul - 31 Jul
$2,271pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Jul - 31 Jul
$2,443pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Jul - 31 Jul
$2,650pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Durban

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,321 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,321. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,271, but on average you can expect to pay $2,595.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,321 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Durban, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 450 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Durban?

The rainfall in Melbourne is generally more than the rainfall in Durban. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Durban?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in January. The weather in Durban is generally hotter than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Durban?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Durban can take about 26h 20m. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $2,651.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Durban return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Durban from $2,651 return.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Durban

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

Destination information for Durban

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Durban.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R11.05
Average temperature for April in Durban
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Durban
98.0 mm

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$856 $1,075 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
$962 $1,197 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
$700 $1,204 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
$874 $1,241 No cancel fee 78%

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Emirates
$1,045 $1,362 No cancel fee 75%
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