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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban from $2,194

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 12/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — DUR
16 Apr — 23 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 16/4
Tue 23/4

The best prices from Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in October or March, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Friday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Durban

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (ME1) to Durban (DUR). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 11 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$3,075

Round-trip from

$1,979
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Melbourne to Durban King Shaka Intl

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 24%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 25 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 to Durban within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $2,560.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Durban from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $2,898. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $2,107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 6% on flights from Melbourne to Durban by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne to Durban

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Melbourne and Durban. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
Consider these cheap Qatar Airways flights we've found departing from Melbourne to Durban. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Fri 16/807:25MEL - DUR
3 stops35h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 20/806:30DUR - MEL
2 stops33h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 10/4$3,044
Fri 16/807:25MEL - DUR
3 stops35h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 20/806:30DUR - MEL
2 stops33h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 9/4$3,066

Cheap Emirates flights from Melbourne to Durban

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Melbourne and Durban. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Emirates flights travelling from Melbourne to Durban. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Mon 22/405:15MEL - DUR
2 stops45h 25mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
2 stops40h 55mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,442
Mon 22/405:15MEL - DUR
1 stop43h 20mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,456
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,464
Fri 16/821:15MEL - DUR
1 stop27h 20mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
1 stop43h 10mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,517
Thu 15/802:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,528
Fri 16/821:15MEL - DUR
1 stop27h 20mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 9/4$2,534
Thu 15/802:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
2 stops40h 55mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,537
Thu 15/802:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 9/4$2,545
Thu 15/802:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Tue 20/818:40DUR - MEL
2 stops64h 55mEmirates
Deal found 9/4$2,555

Melbourne to Durban 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Durban in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Durban in 2024 at this time. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Fri 12/412:45MEL - DUR
3 stops36h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/408:00DUR - MEL
2 stops30h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,194
Thu 11/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops39h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/419:40DUR - MEL
2 stops42h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,229
Mon 22/405:15MEL - DUR
2 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,329
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops36h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,339
Thu 11/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops39h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/411:15DUR - MEL
3 stops48h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,421
Thu 11/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops39h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/418:40DUR - MEL
1 stop43h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,439
Mon 22/405:15MEL - DUR
2 stops45h 25mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
2 stops40h 55mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,442
Mon 22/405:15MEL - DUR
1 stop43h 20mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,456
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,464

Melbourne to Durban flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to Durban for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Melbourne to Durban. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops36h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,339
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Mon 8/718:40DUR - MEL
1 stop26h 50mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$2,464
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops36h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/717:45DUR - MEL
2 stops27h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,516
Sun 21/402:25MEL - DUR
3 stops36h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/706:25DUR - MEL
3 stops31h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$3,056

Find flights from Melbourne to Durban within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to Durban that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.

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$2,329 - $3,066

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Return

Price

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Mon 22/4

2 stops34h 00m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop26h 50m

$2,329

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Sun 21/4

3 stops36h 50m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop26h 50m

$2,339

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Mon 22/4

2 stops45h 25m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

2 stops40h 55m

$2,442

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Mon 22/4

1 stop43h 20m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop26h 50m

$2,456

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Sun 21/4

2 stops46h 10m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop26h 50m

$2,464

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Sun 21/4

3 stops36h 50m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Mon 8/7

2 stops27h 45m

$2,516

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Fri 16/8

1 stop27h 20m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Tue 20/8

1 stop43h 10m

$2,517

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Fri 16/8

3 stops35h 25m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Tue 20/8

2 stops33h 00m

$3,044

MelbourneDurban King Shaka Intl

MEL - DUR

MELDUR

Melbourne

Fri 16/8

3 stops35h 25m

Durban King Shaka Intl

Tue 20/8

2 stops33h 00m

$3,066

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Deals found on 10/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Durban?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Durban. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 24 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Melbourne to Durban. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Durban?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Durban. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne to Durban flight should consider departing on Monday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Durban by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to Durban by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Durban is currently $0 while a return flight costs $2,575. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Temperature and rainfall in Durban by month

Plan your trip to Durban by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DUR

Temperature

17 - 25 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Durban

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Durban. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Durban. Reviews last updated 11 April 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Melbourne to Durban, see what other customers have to say about Qatar Airways and Emirates. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Good although thete was 2 hours delay in the flight but still is good 😊

8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Good although thete was 2 hours delay in the flight but still is good 😊

7.7
Good
4,513 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Good although thete was 2 hours delay in the flight but still is good 😊

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Durban. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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 4 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,329, but on average you can expect to pay $2,603.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Durban for under $2,400?

    There are currently 4+ open flights from Melbourne to Durban within the next 7 days for less than $2,400.

  • 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 $2,442. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at $3,044 round trip. Emirates is currently priced 15% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

  • What does MEL to DUR mean?

    This is defined as Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (DUR). Codes like Durban King Shaka Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Durban that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Melbourne to Durban with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Durban that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Melbourne to Durban flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to Durban?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to Durban?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to Durban by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Durban that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Melbourne to Durban?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to Durban flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Melbourne to Durban flight deals updated?

    The Melbourne to Durban flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 10/4.

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