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Durban Travel Guide

Durban Airports

Durban International Airport (DUR)


The airport is 22 miles (35km) north of Durban.


GMT +2.


Transfer City: 

The airport can be accessed by car via the N2 from Durban. A rail link is expected to be completed by 2011.

Car Rental: 

Numerous car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Khaya, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National.

Airport Taxis: 

Taxis are available from outside the departures terminal and cost about R400 to the city centre, approximately an hour away. The price is per journey not per passenger. Taxi services include Lighthouse Cabs (083 440 8650), Mgazi Tours (031 462 1201) and Akkers Shuttles (031 274 1824).

Airport Facilities: 

The newly built airport terminal has a modern and substantial range of facilities. These include ATMS, banks, lounges, a post office, restaurants and bars, and 52 retail outlets. Disabled facilities are excellent; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Car Parking: 

Plentiful parking is available. Parking is charges at ZAR 6 for the first half hour, up to a daily limit of ZAR 160. Shaded parking is cheaper for the long-term, starting at ZAR 15 for two hours up to ZAR 75 per day.

Departure Tax: 

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