British Airways flights to Durban land at King Shaka International Airport, 37 miles (60km) north of Durban city centre. Hop in a taxi after your flight and in just 30 minutes you could be sunbathing on Durban's sandy Golden Mile beachfront, or strolling through the Indian-influenced Durban city centre. Browse Durban's eclectic range of African arts and crafts at the BAT Centre, in Durban's harbour. In the evening, after your flight, dine with the Durbanite crowd in central Florida Road with its arty village vibe or in the wealthy Berea district.
King Shaka International Airport, also known as La Mercy Airport, is located 37 miles (60km) north of Durban city centre, so you'll find that pre-booked taxis are the quickest option after a flight. Alternatively, take an Airport Shuttle Bus, which departs once an hour at peak times. If you need 24-hour service after your flight, hire a car.
Wander barefoot down the Golden Mile, Durban's famous lively beachfront, after your Durban flight. If you're too tired to walk, jump in a rickshaw and let a Durbanite show you around. Durban city centre is home to the colourful Indian District's spice and sari shops, and Durban Art Gallery's African art collection. Don't miss the Kwa Muhle Museum, which showcases Durban's cultural history. Durban's Campbell Collections are a top attraction, displaying the furniture and artwork collection of sugar baron Sir Marshall Campbell in the upmarket Berea district. On your flight from Durban, bring back ceramics and rugs to decorate your home.