There is no train connection to the airport of Durban.
Car and bus
The airport is located 18 kilometers to the south of Durban, from the city, follow the M4 motorway. The exit to the airport is clearly indicated.
In front of the terminal building, there are: Sunride Shuttle (tel: +27(0)31 451 6545), Super Shuttle (tel: +27(0)31 465 1606) and Coastal Motor Transport (tel: +27(0)31 465 5573) buses bound for Durban. There is also a bus connection to Pietermaritzburg, operated by Cheetah Coaches (tel: +27(0)31 420 2666).
Car rental - Durban International Airport
In the Arrivals Hall, there are desks for car rental companies: Avis, Budget, Imperial, Hertz, Europcar, Khaya, National Alamo, Tempest, Thrifty and Woodford. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, which offers a comparison of several providers.
There are always enough taxis at the taxi stand in front of the Departure Hall. There are various taxi companies, including: A Hassan (tel: +27(0)31 845 663), Aussies Radio Taxis (tel: +27(0)31 309 7888), Boshoff (tel: +27(0)31 306 6330), Checkers Radio Taxis (tel: +27(0)31 465 5573) and Eagle Radio Taxis (tel: +27(0)31 337 2442).
Immediately in front of the terminal building there is a large parking area. Areas A and B are for long-term parking, D and C for short-term parking, rates are approximately 8.00 rand for the first hour, and after that 3.00 rand per hour. At the cheapest places the daily rate is 39.00 rand, at the most expensive 50.00 rand.