Durban Airport Guide to King Shaka International Durban Airport

Taxi in Durban Airport

You can transfer from Durban Airport to city centre by taxi within 30 minutes according to traffic, since it is 35 km away from downtown.

Our recommendation is to be fully aware of the illegal taxis waiting to scam passengers outside the Departures level.


Find the taxi ranks outside the Departures level.


See below the taxi companies offering service in Durban Airport:

- Rikki Cabs: +27 31 539 6844
- Hassan Taxis: +27 31 564 0734
- City Cabs: +27 31 577 2911
- King Shaka Airport Taxi: +27 78 757 7614
- Mozzie Cabs: +27 31 303 5787
- Lighthouse Cabs: +27 83 440 8650


Estimated fares to transfer from Durban Airport to downtown is of R 419.74 up to 500.00. For more detailed fares, please contact to any of the taxi companies displayed above.

Share a car

Sharing car apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip.

Apps like Uber may be useful for your trip to any of the cities nearby.