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Airline Telephone Numbers:
· Bram Fischer International Airport : 051-407-2200
· King Shaka Airport: 032 436 6758

Bloemfontein to Durban flight path

Cheap Flights from Bloemfontein to Durban

Many moons ago, Mango Airlines stopped flying from Bloemfontein to Durban flights, and ever since it's it's just SA Airlink offering BFN to Durban flights. To find the cheapest flight you need to be flexible with times or be willing to fly via Johannesburg.

4 BFN-DUR Flight Facts

  1. SA Airlink flights to Durban from BFN are scheduled to take 1 hour on the dot.

  2. SA Airlink flies 37-seater ER3s on the route (Embraer ERJ-135) - so expect a smaller aircraft experience.

  3. You save at least 3 hours by flying instead of driving.

  4. As the blue crane flies, it is 471km from Kimberley to CT, but the shortest route by road is 633km.

Airlink aircraft parked at Kruger Airport



Along the N5 and N3 national roads, it is 633km from Bloem to Durban King Shaka Airport, and will take at least 6 and a half (more if you stop along the way for recommended rest breaks). There are tolls along the way, so keep some cash handy. Towns you'd pass are Winburg, Senekal, Bethlehem, Harrismith and Pietermaritzburg.

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If you'd prefer to go by bus, Intercape buses leave at 8am in the mornings from Bloem and arrive in Durbs at 17h00 (a 9 hour trip).


All Durban flights are to King Shaka International Airport (DUR).


Mango Airline operated its last flight between Bloemfontein & Durban on the 3rd May 2007.

South African Airlink

Bloemfontein to Durban International Airport

non-stop (1h00)


1 Oct 2012. SA Airlink increases the frequency of its weekday flights between Bloemfontein & Durban from 2 to 3. The flights are in Embraer ERJ135 37-seater planes, and are scheduled to leave Bloemfontein on Mondays to Fridays at 08h15, 15h05 & 18h00. On Sundays flights are scheduled to leave Bloem at 17h30.

Car rental at Durban Airport

Want to rent a car at Durban Airport - here's some options:

Europcar Durban

Avis car rental

Budget car rental

First Car Rental

Hertz car rental

Tempest car hire

Thrifty Car Rental

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