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Flights to Dubai in 2022

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, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR7 960Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR4 614From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl
One-way fromR3 651One-way flight from Johannesburg to Dubai Intl (DXB)

Cheap flights to Dubai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DXB flights for January, February
Jan 26 - Feb 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 614

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25/1/22

Jan 31 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 675

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 23/1/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

12h 10m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 35m
R4 690

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 23/1/22

Dubai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai found for this year
Jan 26 - Feb 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 614

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25/1/22

Jan 31 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 675

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 23/1/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

12h 10m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 35m
R4 690

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 23/1/22

Last minute flights to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai, departing today and this week
Feb 1 - Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 614

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25/1/22

Feb 1 - Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

12h 10m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R5 026

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 17
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 45m
R6 554

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 24/1/22

Can I fly to Dubai Intl from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Dubai Intl

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Dubai Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Dubai Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Dubai Intl?

Returning to South Africa from Dubai Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Dubai?

The cheapest ticket to Dubai found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R7 440

February

R7 165

March

R6 921

April

R7 150

May

R7 119

June

R7 440

July

R7 639

August

R7 807

September

R7 303

October

R7 043

November

R6 829

December

R8 540

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Dubai is currently November; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Dubai?

Average Dubai flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - DXB

Price

R6 836 - R11 754

DXB

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

DXB

Precipitation

10 - 40 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?

The cheapest flights to Dubai are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Dubai. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

What is good to know if travelling to Dubai?

  • Shopping fanatics should make their way to the Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping complex, boasting a complete collection of boutique stores and fashion brand shops!
  • Dubai might be one of the most intriguing cities in the world. If you’re short on time however, find out how to explore Dubai in a mere 8 hours.
  • History buffs should head over to Bastakia Quarter, also known as the Al-Fahidi neighborhood. Built in the 19th century, this old part of the city is renowned for its Arabian architecture, evocative of a bygone and slower-paced age of Dubai’s rich history.

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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