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Flights to Dubai in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceR7 476Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip fromR7 067From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Dubai Intl
One-way fromR146One-way flight from Johannesburg to Dubai

Cheap flights to Dubai in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DXB flights for July, August
5 Aug - 10 Aug
R6 935pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Aug - 4 Sep
R6 979pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R7 008pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai found for this year
10 Dec - 12 Dec
R5 794pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Nov - 4 Dec
R5 911pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Dec - 26 Dec
R5 955pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai, departing today and this week
30 Jul - 5 Aug
R7 374pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Jul - 6 Aug
R7 505pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 8 Aug
R7 549pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Dubai flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Dubai found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R7 119
February
R6 869
March
R6 621
April
R6 849
May
R6 822
June
R7 123
July
R7 312
August
R7 482
September
R7 000
October
R6 748
November
R6 547
December
R8 179
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Dubai is November. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Dubai?

Average Dubai Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - DXB
Price
R6 547 - R11 256
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Rainfall
0 - 8 mm

 

Peak season:

Dubai’s winter, which spans from December through March, is its peak tourism season since temperatures are cooler than those prominent in the hot summers. You may find that flight prices are at their most expensive during this time of the year, but it may be well worth flying to Dubai during the peak season if you’re planning on doing a lot of outdoor sightseeing.

 

Off season:

Flight prices may be lower from June through September, which is when Dubai experiences its summer. Don’t be put off by scorching temperatures if you want to take advantage of the great flight rates during the off season though: almost all buildings in Dubai are air conditioned, and they even have an indoor ski center to accommodate adrenaline junkies in the heat of summer!

 

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Dubai?

 

Depending on what exactly you’re looking to see and experience during your time in Dubai, there may be various times ideal for flying here. If you’re a shopaholic of sorts, the best time to fly to Dubai would be early January so that you’ll get to experience the Dubai Shopping Festival. Golf fans might want to consider flying to Dubai during the month of February so that they’ll have the opportunity of attending the Dubai Desert Classic world class golfing event. If you’re just a tourists looking to land the cheapest flight deals to Dubai however, your best shot would be by booking a flight to Dubai for the months of June or July.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Dubai. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Dubai. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

It is said to be one of the most sophisticated, glamorous, and spectacular urban destinations in the world and Dubai definitely aims to keep its reputation up! The city has morphed from being a small Gulf trading center to being one of the most futuristic locations tourists can visit these days. From the towering Burj Khalifa to the captivating Palm Jumeirah Island, the excellent restaurants to the extravagant themed shopping malls, Dubai is arguably the world’s most iconic 21st-century tourist destination!

 

How long is the flight to Dubai?

 

Johannesburg to Dubai                        8 hours, 10 minutes
Durban to Dubai                                 8 hours, 20 minutes
Cape Town to Dubai                           9 hours, 25 minutes

 

 


Which airlines operate flights to
Dubai?

When it comes to selecting an airline to use for your trip to Dubai, there are quite a few options available to you. Aegean Airlines, Jet Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Air India, and Air Algerie are but five of the various major airlines all operating cheap flights to and from Dubai. You can compare flight prices from each of these airlines and then consider whether more onboard comfort or an economy price tag ranks higher for your flight needs, which will then help you determine the ideal carrier for your travels.

 

 

How to get from the airport to the city center?

 

The Dubai International Airport is located 4.6 kilometers outside of the city center. You can easily get to the heart of the city by using the Dubai Metro bus services. Alternatively, you may also make use of one of the other buses or the various taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals at the airport. Keep in mind that you should also enquire with the hotel you are staying with to find out whether they offer a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to their premises.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Dubai?

Most people fly into Dubai Intl (DXB) if they book a flight to Dubai. Dubai Intl is conveniently located just 10,9 km from Dubai’s city centre.

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