How to Reach Durban - The Easiest Way to Reach Durban

When it comes to transportation in Durban, you have a choice of flying in as the King Shaka International Airport offers both international and domestic flights. Getting around Durban you can travel by sea, rail, your own vehicle on the roads, taxi, bus and rickshaws. You will not be stranded in Durban, even if you do not have your own vehicle; there are many ways in which you can get around the city.  Most people use public transport like taxis whereby you only pay a small fare. If you have the money to spend you can hire a private car. There are many car rental companies in Durban and booking for one is quite easy. 

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Modes of Transportation in Durban

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Durban. The most preferred mode of transport in Durban is Car.

Average distance: 17.59 km Average time: 32.5 min

  • Car 73.53%
    Driving 27.08 min Walking 0.12 min Overall average time for 21.52 kms 27.2 min
  • Bike 2.94%
    Bike 5 min Overall average time for 3 kms 5 min
  • Walking 20.59%
    Walking 41.43 min Driving 13.57 min Overall average time for 7.43 kms 55 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 2.94%
    Bus 15 min Waiting 10 min Walking 10 min Overall average time for 5 kms 35 min

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How to Reach Durban from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Pietermaritzburg to Durban 76.3 km 1 hour 16 mins
Ladysmith to Durban 186.39 km 3 hours 6 mins
Mthatha to Durban 301.6 km 5 hours 1 mins
Manzini to Durban 320.68 km 5 hours 20 mins
Mbabane to Durban 338.32 km 5 hours 38 mins
Middelburg to Durban 428.83 km 7 hours 8 mins
Witbank to Durban 430.93 km 7 hours 10 mins
Heidelberg to Durban 433.11 km 7 hours 13 mins
East london to Durban 461.86 km 7 hours 41 mins
Benoni to Durban 464.88 km 7 hours 44 mins
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