Cape Town is a picturesque South African city located on the Table Bay shore. It came to be known as ‘The Mother City’ owing to the fact that it was the first ever metropolis of South Africa. Cape Town is popular for its unparalleled scenic charm, boasting vivid landscapes like Table Mountain, Boulders Beach, Lion’s Head, Robben Island, Table Mountain National Park, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape of Good Hope, and much more! Apart from the flat-topped Table Mountain that defines the city, Cape Town offers endless outdoor activities like hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, and surfing for adventure buffs. A major melting pot of landscapes, cuisines, and cultures, this breathtaking city is a must-visit at least once in a lifetime. Before you experience the best of Cape Town, explore Durban’s North Beach, Umgeni River Bird Park, Kwa Muhle Museum, Durban Beach, uShaka Marine World, etc.
The Table Mountain was actually at sea level in the Ice Age. Its flat surface was formed due to the ice sheets’ weight.
How to reach Cape Town from Durban
Cape Town International Airport serves the city of Cape Town, with good air connectivity to and from the city. Fly with top international airlines such as African Airways
, Comair, FlySafair, Mango Airlines, and British Airways
that ply direct and connecting international flights
for flying from Durban to Cape Town.
Best time to travel to Cape Town
March to May and September to November are the best times to visit Cape Town, when the idyllic weather, colorful flowers, fewer crowds, and reduced hotel rates attract numerous tourists. March to May marks the start of the annual wine harvest, so participate in the Constantia Food & Wine Festival and indulge in the art of wine-making. Also, celebrate Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Cape Town Carnival, Cape Town Diwali Festival, and Cape Town International Kite Festival held during these seasons. For a perfect beach holiday, you must visit Cape Town during summer, from November to March.
Fly with South African Airways and experience a whole new world of flying, with its wonderful in-flight amenities. Their Business Class (long-haul flights) welcomes you with a bag containing travel necessities and cosmetics. The seating space is specially designed for working professionals and the seats can be easily converted to your workspace, as and when required. The Economy Class (long-haul flights) provides you a handy amenity kit, lets you pre-order meals and baby bassinet for kids, and also has a larger lavatory in the center for passengers using wheelchairs.
• Which airlines offer cheap air tickets from Durban?
The airlines that offer cheap air tickets from Durban to Cape Town are Mango Airlines and FlySafair.
• What is the time taken to reach Cape Town from Durban?
The average time taken to reach Cape Town from Durban is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Durban to Cape Town?
For connecting flights from Durban to Cape Town, the major layover airports are at Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.
• When is the first flight from Durban to Cape Town?
The first flight from Durban to Cape Town leaves at 06:30 AM.
• When is the last flight from Durban to Cape Town?
The last flight from Durban to Cape Town is at 09:55 PM.
• What are the airport codes for Durban and Cape Town?
The airport codes for Durban’s King Shaka International Airport and Cape Town International Airport are DUR and CPT, respectively.
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