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 ME1 to DUR flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.

ME1 - 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

$1,797

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$1,380

From Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Durban. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 32 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Durban from $1,725 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,847 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Durban from Melbourne average $1,570. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,570, as users have found deals to Durban from as low as $1,081. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Durban from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Durban (ME1 - DUR)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Durban at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to DUR flights in January, February
21 Jan. - 28 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

34h 00m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

58h 30m
$1,678

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

20 Jan. - 28 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

43h 10m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

56h 20m
$1,931

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

21 Jan. - 28 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

1 stop

27h 35m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

51h 35m
$2,525

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Melbourne to Durban 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from Melbourne found for this year
6 Apr. - 29 May
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

34h 10m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

45h 35m
$1,486

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

21 Jan. - 28 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

2 stops

34h 00m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

58h 30m
$1,678

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

6 Apr. - 29 May
MEL

Melbourne

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

1 stop

27h 20m
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 50m
$1,715

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

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?

If you book a flight to Durban from Melbourne, you will be flying to King Shaka Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) is located 29.2 km from the centre of Durban. There are 0 flights from Melbourne to King Shaka Intl per day 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 to Durban for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,486, but on average you can expect to pay $2,161.

How popular is this Melbourne 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 cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Durban round-trip?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Durban, with prices starting at $1,766. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,809 and $3,993, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Durban are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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.

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$971
Average$1,669
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,187
Average$1,490
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,212
Average$1,720
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,333
Average$1,660
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,449
Average$1,888
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety