Cheap flights from Cape Town to Dubai

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Dubai (DXB)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to DXB flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Dubai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dubai.
CPT - DXB
Price
R8 255 - R12 331
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Precipitation
0 - 8 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 255

From Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl

One-way from

R5 430

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Dubai?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Dubai?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 9% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Dubai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R11 271, or R11 330 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Dubai?

May can be a great time to fly to Dubai from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R9 659. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R7 328. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Dubai (CPT - DXB)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Dubai in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Dubai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to DXB flights in September, October
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R7 460pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Oct - 23 Oct
R7 490pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Oct - 1 Nov
R7 578pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Cape Town found for this year
24 Nov - 5 Dec
R7 254pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Nov - 5 Dec
R7 313pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R7 460pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Dubai from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Dubai direct flight deals
15 Dec - 21 Jan
R8 711pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Nov - 26 Nov
R8 740pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Oct - 13 Oct
R8 770pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai from Cape Town, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 064pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 314pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Sep - 4 Oct
R9 550pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Dubai Intl from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Dubai
9:35 - 23:30
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
11h 55m
CPT - DXB
Ethiopian Air
R5 430
13:50 - 20:25
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
28h 35m
CPT - DXB
Turkish Airlines
R5 798
Travel2Be
15:35 - 17:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
23h 35m
CPT - DXB
Qatar Airways
R6 165
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Dubai

What airports do I use to fly from Cape Town to Dubai?

Booking a flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Dubai Intl (DXB) is your only option if you wish to fly from Cape Town to Dubai. On a typical day, there are 2 flights from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl, all of which are around 9h 25m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 7 airlines when you book a flight from Cape Town Intl to Dubai.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Ethiopian Air, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R7 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R7 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R7 254, but on average you can expect to pay R7 902.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R8 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Dubai under R8 800. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Dubai is less than R9 491.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Dubai for under R9 100?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Cape Town to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than R9 100.

How popular is this Cape Town to Dubai flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl have been viewed 5 642 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Dubai return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Dubai is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R7 254 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Kenya Airways and Turkish Airlines, starting at R7 460 and R7 475 round-trip. Qatar Airways is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Dubai one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R5 106 on Ethiopian Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from R5 489 and Turkish Airlines from R5 695 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dubai from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dubai Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Dubai?

Returning to Cape Town Intl 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 Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Dubai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Dubai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = AED 0,25
Flight duration from CPT to DXB
9h 40m
Average temperature for September in Dubai
39.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Dubai
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Dubai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
R6 897 R8 733 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R7 182 R8 966 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R7 300 R8 497 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
R7 653 R11 104 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R8 672 R11 412 No cancel fee 77%
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South African
R11 913 R13 705 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Dubai

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Dubai.
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Dubai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Dubai.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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