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Cheap flights from Sydney to Durban

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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Sydney (SYD) to Durban (DUR)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to DUR flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.
SYD - DUR
Price
$1,276 - $2,204
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Temperature
17 - 25 °C
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Precipitation
30 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$1,832

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$1,276

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl

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 Sydney to Durban?

Flying to your destination on a Monday 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 Sydney to Durban?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Durban for as little as $1,746 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 $1,796 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Sydney to Durban lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Durban in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,088.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Durban (SYD - DUR)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Durban at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Durban

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

South African, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Durban for under $2,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Durban for under $2,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,164, but on average you can expect to pay $2,428.

How popular is this Sydney to Durban flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl flight path was viewed by 475 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $2,442, Emirates will fly you from Sydney to Durban and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Durban?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Durban is generally $2,896, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,020. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Durban King Shaka Intl), you can expect to pay $2,426 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Durban, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Cathay Pacific or Emirates.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Durban, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Durban from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from Durban?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

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Destination information for Durban

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Durban.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.72
Average temperature for September in Durban
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Durban
65.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Durban

Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Durban King Shaka Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Durban choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Qatar Airways
$1,014 $1,634 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
$1,096 $1,663 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
$1,139 $1,445 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,343 $1,747 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
$1,570 $2,165 No cancel fee 75%
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