Durban King Shaka Airport
Durban King Shaka Airport is a relatively new airport. The airport opened in May 2010, about one month before the start of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. At that time, it replaced Durban International Airport.
Where is Durban King Shaka Airport situated?
The airport is located north of the city. Durban King Shaka Airport is easily accessible from Durban via road N2 or R102.
How many terminals has Durban King Shaka Airport?
Durban King Shaka Airport has one modern terminal.
The distance from Durban King Shaka Airport to the centre of Durban is 34 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Durban.
From DUR Airport to Durban City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Durban King Shaka Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Durban King Shaka Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Durban King Shaka Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Durban King Shaka Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Durban King Shaka Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Durban is about ZAR 300.-. Book your taxi at Durban King Shaka Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From DUR Airport to Durban City centre by Taxi
At Durban King Shaka Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Hertz, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Durban King Shaka Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Durban King Shaka Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- South African Airways
- British Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Durban
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Durban King Shaka Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Durban: Full-Day Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park Tour
Spend a full day on safari in the magical Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park on this spectacular tour from Durban. See the amazing wildlife in their natural environment, including rhino, lion, and elephant, and enjoy the incredible hill-top views over the reserve.
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