Lift Flights From Johannesburg to Durban


Lift airlines have officially added one of the most requested flight routes in South Africa – the beloved Johannesburg to Durban route.

Departing from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport, a flight to Durban’s King Shaka Airport will take around 1 hour and 5 min. The perfect amount of time to catch up on some reading before those feet hit some sand and you get to enjoy the ocean breeze.

With three return flights to Durban daily, you’ll have ample options when booking a Lift Airline flight through Domestic Flights South Africa.


Lift flights from Johannesburg to Durban


Why Book a Flight With Lift Airline

When you fly Lift, you’ll experience the A320, one of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the skies. Robust, secure, and cutting-edge planes mean you’re in the safest hands possible.

Safety aside, with Lift, you can fly in ultimate comfort thanks to leather seats, large tray tables, and extensive legroom. Flying Lift, you’ll always enjoy a customer-focused experience at an affordable price.

Lift Airlines bookings are family-friendly (paws included), so Lift has developed a special schedule of dog-friendly flights. These flights allow limited passengers to travel with their small dogs on select flights. Now, your small pup can fly in a pet-friendly carry-on that is stowed under the seat in front of you in the dog-friendly zones of the plane.


Cheap Lift Airlines Flights From Johannesburg to Durban – One Way

Ensure you are getting great deals with little effort from you. Check the top offers on one-way flights with Lift Airlines from Johannesburg to Durban, and make a hassle-free reservation with us at Domestic Flights South Africa.


RouteAirline LogoAirlineDepartureDestinationDeparture DateReturn DatePrice
LIFT Flights From Johannesburg To DurbanLIFTLIFTJohannesburgDurban2024-08-062024-08-21R1359
LIFT Flights From Durban To JohannesburgLIFTLIFTDurbanJohannesburg2024-11-072024-11-07R1418



Which Day Is the Cheapest for Lift Airline Bookings


Currently, the cheapest day to fly with Lift is on a Wednesday, with flights costing around R950 This mid-week day will have you flying for the lowest cost in most months throughout the year.


The cheapest days to fly from Johannesburg to Durban are Thursday and Monday with prices ranging from R454 upwards. Booking your flights on these days will get you the best prices.


Which Month Is the Cheapest with Lift Airline South Africa

The cheapest months to fly with Lift Airlines are October, November and January – just before and after the peak, Christmas holidays rush. Another more affordable month is February, but only for the first week; after that, love sets in and prices rise.

The most expensive months to book flights with Lift are the holiday months of December and June/July. Lift bookings can be made in advance through Domestic Flights South Africa, ensuring you get the best deals possible.


Other Popular LIFT Air Flights

  • Lift flights to Cape Town from Johannesburg

Best Time to Visit Durban

Believe it or not, one of the best times to visit Durban is during the winter! April to August/September months are mild and enjoyable thanks to Durban’s tropical climate. During the winter, you will experience sunny temperatures ranging from 14-24°C and blue skies.

When visiting Durban in the winter, you will skip out on the extreme humidity and heat that this city is known for during the summer. As well as some of the high rainfall – being a tropical area, summer rains are common in Durban.

Seal in your next holiday through Domestic Flights with Lift airline bookings. South Africa’s famous city awaits you!


Top 10 Things to Do in Durban

Discover Durban with this little blurb of the best things to do and see. From surfing to theme parks and some incredible curry.

  1. Try one of the most internationally famous South African dishes, originating in Kwazulu-Natal. The bunny chow. Bunny chow is a hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with a curry of all varieties.
  2. Try surfing. If you’re not a seasoned surfer travelling with your surfboard already, you could hire a surfboard and give it a go. Not as easy as some make it look, but it makes for a fun few hours.
  3. See the Moses Mabhida Stadium – before jumping off it! Experience the world’s highest swing if you dare.
  4. Avid runner? Why not head to Durban for one of the most popular marathons, the Comrades Marathon? Even if running isn’t your thing, experiencing the sidelines and encouraging the runners while taking in the positive energy is fun too.
  5. Walk under the whale-bone-styled lamps and posts of Umhlanga Pier.
  6. Visit the Durban African Art Centre, designed to allow jobless artists to advance their abilities and improve their quality of life.
  7. Walk down the Golden Mile, a 6km cluster of beaches taking you past the Stables Lifestyle Market (another spot to visit), composed of 230 small stalls.
  8. Enjoy a sundowner at one of the best rooftop bars in Durban, The Oyster Box where you can enjoy 180-degree views of the coastline.
  9. Visit the Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple, a Hindu temple in Chatsworth.
  10. Spend the day on Umhlanga Beach. Sit back, relax and take a few dips in the lovely ocean.

Flight FAQs – LIFT Flights from Johannesburg to Durban

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    Which Airline Is Lift?

    The South African airline LIFT began operations on December 10, 2020. It runs domestic flight services from O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

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    Are Lift Planes Safe?

    Yes, it is safe to fly Lift Airlines. The SACAA and IATA have approved their aircraft for operation.

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    Who Is Lift Airline Owned By?

    Jonathan Ayache, Gidon Novick, and Global Aviation run the airline firm in South Africa.

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    Which Plane Does Lift Use?

    Lift airline uses a fleet of Airbus A320 narrow-body aircraft run by Global Aviation.

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    Does Lift Only Fly to Cape Town?

    Lift now flies from Johannesburg to Cape Town and Durban too. Book flights through Domestic Flights South Africa to secure the best prices.

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    Does Lift Have Priority Boarding?

    Lift has designed its first three rows to create a Premium area with extra space, comfort, and attention to detail, perfect for frequent fliers and business travellers alike. This option includes priority boarding and assisted Lift check-in services.



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