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 106 - R12 108
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Rainfall
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 106

From Cape Town to Dubai

One-way from

R5 389

One-way flight from Cape Town to Dubai

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?

Flights from Cape Town to Dubai are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Dubai.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Dubai at least 61 days early can save you up to 6% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Dubai for as little as R7 528 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R7 918 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Dubai from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R7 231 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R4 696. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Dubai in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Dubai in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CPT to DXB flights in April, May
23 Apr - 28 Apr
R7 325pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 May - 23 May
R7 470pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R7 513pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Cape Town found for this year
1 Sep - 7 Sep
R6 704pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Jun - 10 Jun
R6 950pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Oct - 16 Oct
R7 253pp
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
19 Jun - 28 Jun
R8 568pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Jun - 10 Jun
R8 727pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Apr - 14 May
R8 857pp
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
23 Apr - 28 Apr
R7 325pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R7 513pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Apr - 15 May
R7 556pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Dubai from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Dubai
10:35 - 0:30
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
11h 55m
CPT - DXB
Ethiopian Air
R5 390
Priceline
13:50 - 1:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
34h 05m
CPT - DXB
Turkish Airlines
R6 199
FlightHub
15:35 - 11:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
18h 10m
CPT - DXB
Multiple Airlines
R7 456
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Dubai

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R7 224 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R7 224. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R6 704, but on average you can expect to pay R7 571.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Dubai for under R8 669 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Cape Town to Dubai under R8 669. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Dubai is less than R10 851.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Dubai for under R8 669?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than R8 669.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Dubai Intl was viewed by 5 642 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Dubai?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cape Town is roughly greater than that of Dubai. You can assume this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Dubai?

Temperatures around the 41 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Dubai is hotter than in Cape Town. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Dubai?

For as low as R8 568, Emirates can have you in Dubai from Cape Town in 9h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Kenya Airways (R6 705), Ethiopian Air (R7 369), and RwandAir (R7 485) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Dubai. These flights start at 29% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Ethiopian Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R5 086. Turkish Airlines flights start at R6 199 while deals on Emirates start at R9 016 one-way.

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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 0,26
Flight duration
9h 35m
Average temperature for April in Dubai
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Dubai
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town to Dubai

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
RwandAir
R496 R577 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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Kenya Airways
R469 R593 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R488 R609 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R520 R755 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R589 R776 No cancel fee 77%
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South African
R810 R931 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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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
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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