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The best prices from London to Durban King Shaka Intl are usually found in March or September, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Durban (DUR)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to DUR flight in 2021: compare London to Durban flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durban.
LON - DUR
Price
£496 - £816
DUR
Temperature
17 - 25 °C
DUR
Precipitation
30 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£499

Average for round-trip flights in septembre 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 496

From London All airports (LON) 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 month to fly from London to Durban?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Durban from London. Prices for March average £585 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £405. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 21% on the overall cost on flights from London to Durban.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 5% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Durban 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £555, or £591 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Durban (LON - DUR)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Durban in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to Durban in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to DUR flights in September, October
27 Oct - 27 Jan
£449pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Oct - 20 Jan
£454pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Oct - 28 Oct
£457pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Durban 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durban from London found for this year
3 Dec - 29 Jan
£440pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
10 Dec - 28 Jan
£448pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Oct - 27 Jan
£449pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Durban

Late deals on return flights to Durban from London, departing today and this week
8 Oct - 9 Oct
£647pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Oct - 9 Oct
£747pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Oct - 9 Oct
£765pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to King Shaka Intl from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Durban
16:05 - 14:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
20h 05m
LHR - DUR
Multiple Airlines
£419
DreamWorldTravel
17:05 - 10:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 45m
LHR - DUR
Multiple Airlines
£437
Travel2Be
18:10 - 14:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 00m
LHR - DUR
Multiple Airlines
£464
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Durban

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

Most people fly into Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR) if they book a flight to Durban from London. On average, King Shaka Intl has 0 inbound flights from London per day from 12 airlines. Durban King Shaka Intl is conveniently located just 18.1 mi from Durban’s city centre.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Durban King Shaka Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Emirates, and South African are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Durban due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Durban for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Durban for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Durban for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £432, but on average you can expect to pay £464.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Durban for under £700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from London to Durban within the next 7 days for less than £700.

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

When booking a flight from London to Durban, you may want to consider flying on Air France, British Airways or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Durban?

While on average a flight from London to Durban is generally £987, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £351. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Durban King Shaka Intl), you can expect to pay £440 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from London to Durban?

When deciding which route to take from London to Durban, consider London Heathrow - Durban King Shaka Intl, London Gatwick - Durban King Shaka Intl or London City - Durban King Shaka Intl, as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Durban, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from Durban?

Returning to London from Durban King Shaka Intl

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

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

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Alternative routes for London to Durban

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Destination information for Durban

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Durban.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.49
Average temperature for September in Durban
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Durban
65.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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Airports servicing Durban

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Durban King Shaka Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
British Airways
£53 £646 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£291 £595 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
£357 £590 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Atlantic
£393 £684 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
£404 £562 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£436 £688 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£457 £490 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£462 £580 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
£466 £686 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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Air France
£482 £550 No cancel fee 77%
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