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Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Except on hand baggage only fares

Flights to Durban

Durban is Africa’s busiest port and South Africa’s third largest city with a mesmeric overtone of African culture mixed with Indian and colonial influence. Discover the heart of Zulu culture and the beauty of the KwaZulu-Natal region, defining Durban as a destination for culture and adventure.

Durban has vast nature reserves and heritage sites across the region, giving many opportunities to take part in recreational activities such as adventure biking, recreational fishing tours and visiting game reserves in the area. Durban also hosts many cultural and sporting events including the Comrades Marathon that is held between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

Durban flight facts

Duration of your flight to Durban.

Flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR) via Johannesburg take approximately 14hrs. Complimentary food and drinks are provided with award-winning service when flying to Durban with British Airways.

Flying to Durban with British Airways.

There are several ways you can fly to Durban with British Airways. World Traveller  Economy Class, World Traveller Plus Premium Economy and Club World Business Class travel fares are available with complimentary on-board food and drinks served during the flight. Fares include a generous 23kg checked baggage allowance and online check-in with seat selection 24 hours before departure.

Getting around Durban.

King Shaka International Airport is located 35km (22 miles) from Durban. British Airways recommend that you pre-book your airport transfer or car hire before travelling to Durban.

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In partnership with Avis, you’ll be able to book car hire with British Airways and receive great benefits. Getting to your hotel can be made easier by pre booking an airport transfer before you travel – this will give you the opportunity to add private door-to-door transfer or shuttle service when booking your holiday to Durban.

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