Durban and Dubai airports and terminals
Airports in Durban , ZA
King Shaka - Durban Int'l (DUR)
Distance from City Center: 17.6 miles
Carriers for flights from DUR to DXB
CarriersEmirates, South African Airways
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Flights to Dubai
King Shaka International Airport
If you're looking for affordable flights from Durban, Orbitz.com can help you find the deals that you're looking for. When you leave Durban, you'll be flying out of King Shaka International Airport, also known as La Mercy Airport. The airport is located 22 miles north of town and became South Africa's newest airport when it opened in 2010 just in time for the World Cup.
Transportation to the King Shaka International Airport
There are several ways to get to the airport. One popular shuttle service is the King Shaka Airport Shuttle Bus, which stops at all major stops between the airport and town. These shuttle buses run every 30 to 45 minutes. There are plenty of taxi services available as well. The average taxi rate from the center of town to the airport is 450 rand, or $55.
Parking at the Airport
There is long-term and short-term parking available at the airport. Short-term parking is about $2.40 per hour. Long-term parking is $24 total for a minimum of three days.
Dining at the Airport
There are plenty of places to eat at the airport. One key feature of the new airport is the Landside Piazza, located outside the passenger terminal in the Arrival's Hall. It's a beautiful, open space with views of Durban's gorgeous landscape. Grab a breakfast at News Café or Mugg & Bean before your flight. Book your flights from Durban with Orbitz.com, so you can move on to your next adventure.
Trips to Dubai
The city of Dubai possesses the largest population in the United Arab Emirates. Located on the coastline of the Persian Gulf, Dubai has become a popular destination for tourists from around the world. Using Orbitz.com, you can find cheap flights to Dubai year-round and fly into the Dubai International Airport to enjoy everything this international tourist attraction has to offer. The airport is used by more than 130 airlines, which arrive from more than 200 locations worldwide. The airlines operating out of Dubai include Aeroflot, Air India, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, British Airways and Air France. The airport is conveniently located only 2.5 miles from the city.
Transportation From Dubai International Airport
Taxis are the primary method for traveling from the airport to a final destination in Dubai. Dubai Transport taxis provide metered rides into the city starting at about $5.50, with the total cost depending on the destination. Hotels in the area also offer transportation from the airport for their guests. Buses run regular routes throughout the city, servicing most of the hotels within the city center, and an automated train runs at 10-minute intervals between all 10 stations in the city. If taking the train, you'll be limited to only two pieces of luggage.
The Weather in Dubai
Dubai enjoys a hot and arid climate throughout the year. During the summers, temperatures average between 80 degrees Fahrenheit at night and 108 degrees during the day. Winter provides some escape from the intense summer heat, with temperatures running between 57 degrees at night and 73 degrees in the daytime. Clothing during the summer should be very light and airy to handle both the heat and humidity of the city. During the winter, a light jacket may be required for colder nights.
Things to Do in Dubai
Dubai is a growing city and features a variety of events that attract a large number of tourists each year. The city prides itself on having some of the world's premiere attractions, such as the Dubai Airshow, which is held each year as one of the world's largest aerospace exhibitions. The Race to Dubai is the world's richest golf tournament, while the Dubai World Cup is the world's richest horserace. A large number of shops are also available, providing a place to enjoy your savings from the low fare on cheap flights to Dubai that you reserve through Orbitz.com.
Interesting facts about flights from Durban to Dubai
- 2 direct flights are operating from Durban to Dubai today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 8h 20m.
- Emirates flight 776 (6:40 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Durban to Dubai.
- Emirates flight 776 (6:40 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from Durban to Dubai.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Durban to Dubai (Emirates flight 776, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 8h 20m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Durban to Dubai (Emirates flight 776, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 8h 20m.
- Flights from King Shaka - Durban Int'l (DUR) to Dubai International Airport (DXB) are available for this route.
Flight schedule for flights from Durban to Dubai on Mon, Mar 30, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Emirates||EK776||DUR||6:40 PM||DXB||5:00 AM||77W||8hr 20min|
|South African Airways||SA7164||DUR||6:40 PM||DXB||5:00 AM||77W||8hr 20min|
|British Airways/Emirates||BA6218/EK764||DUR||4:10 PM||DXB||5:15 AM||734/77W||11hr 5min|
|British Airways/South African Airways||BA6218/SA7158||DUR||4:10 PM||DXB||5:15 AM||734/77W||11hr 5min|
|British Airways/Emirates||BA6200/EK768||DUR||6:30 AM||DXB||7:30 PM||734/77W||11hr 0min|
|British Airways/South African Airways||BA6200/SA7153||DUR||6:30 AM||DXB||7:30 PM||734/77W||11hr 0min|
|South African Airways/Emirates||SA546/EK762||DUR||10:25 AM||DXB||11:59 PM||319/77W||11hr 34min|
|South African Airways/South African Airways||SA546/SA7160||DUR||10:25 AM||DXB||11:59 PM||319/77W||11hr 34min|
|South African Airways/Emirates||SA542/EK762||DUR||9:50 AM||DXB||11:59 PM||320/77W||12hr 9min|
|South African Airways/South African Airways||SA542/SA7160||DUR||9:50 AM||DXB||11:59 PM||320/77W||12hr 9min|
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