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Johannesburg (JNB) to Dubai (DXB)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to DXB flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Dubai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dubai.
ZA1 - DXB
Price
R446 - R701
DXB
Temperature
18 - 35 °C
DXB
Precipitation
10 - 40 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 864

From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl

One-way from

R4 894

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 month to fly from Johannesburg to Dubai?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Dubai from Johannesburg. Prices for March average R7 703 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R5 002. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Dubai for as little as R8 018 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 R8 434 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Dubai (ZA1 - DXB)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Dubai at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Dubai?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 6% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg to Dubai.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Dubai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JNB to DXB flights in January, February
7 Feb - 11 Feb
R4 617pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Feb - 9 Feb
R4 632pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Feb - 23 Feb
R4 694pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Dubai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Johannesburg found for this year
7 Feb - 11 Feb
R4 617pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Feb - 9 Feb
R4 632pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Feb - 23 Feb
R4 694pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Dubai from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Dubai direct flight deals
7 Feb - 11 Feb
R7 495pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Feb - 8 Feb
R7 526pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Jul - 5 Jul
R7 818pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 6 Feb
R5 094pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 1 Mar
R5 987pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 27 Feb
R6 079pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Dubai Intl from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Dubai
8:10 - 16:25
Kenya Airways
1 stop
30h 15m
JNB - DXB
Kenya Airways
R4 894
Bookingwiz.co.th
19:00 - 11:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
14h 45m
JNB - DXB
Ethiopian Air
R5 602
6:50 - 19:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 40m
JNB - DXB
Multiple Airlines
R6 448
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Dubai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Dubai from Johannesburg?

For a flight from Johannesburg to Dubai, you will be flying into Dubai Intl. Dubai Intl (DXB) is just 10,9 km from the centre vof the city. Dubai Intl is the only Dubai airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. 11 airlines have flights to Dubai Intl from Johannesburg on a regular basis.

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

Emirates, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R4 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R4 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R4 617, but on average you can expect to pay R5 356.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R7 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai under R7 500. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Dubai is less than R8 834.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R5 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than R5 100.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Dubai flight route?

Within the past month, 24 404 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Dubai Intl.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dubai round-trip?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Dubai, with prices starting at R4 617. Another option worth looking into is Egypt Air, starting at R5 756 round trip. These flights start at 40% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

R3 632 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Ethiopian Air and Emirates, with prices starting from R5 602 and R5 679, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Dubai?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Dubai is R4 173. On average you can expect to pay R21 118. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Dubai Intl), can usually be booked for R4 617.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Dubai?

When booking a flight from Johannesburg to Dubai, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Dubai flights?

Travellers interested in going to Dubai from Johannesburg may choose between leaving through Lanseria International Airport or O.R. Tambo International Airport. The latter is the busier airport with more flights, while the former is quieter and may have fewer flights. Once reaching Dubai, passengers will have two potential airports to disembark at. Dubai International Airport is the most commonly used and is the fifth busiest in the world when it comes to passenger traffic. It is a hub for FlyDubai and Emirates and is located less than five kilometres from the city centre of Dubai.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Dubai?

There are two airlines that offer direct, nonstop flights into Dubai from Johannesburg. Passengers can take a flight from Emirates or South African Airways. Direct flights are typically more expensive than stopover flights but also reach the destination more quickly. Reaching Dubai will take around 8h 00m when choosing one of these flights. Other airlines offer stopover flights including Ethiopian Airlines, EgyptAir, and Kenya Airways. Stopover flights take longer to reach the destination with the quickest flights reaching Dubai in 10h 35m and the less expensive flights touching down after 15h 15m.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Dubai?

When taking a flight from Johannesburg to Dubai with only one stop, there are dozens of options for travellers. The flights may stop down in locations like Cairo Airport, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport, or Abu Dhabi International Airport. There are also flights with more than one stop that will typically take the longest to reach Dubai. Some flights stop down three times in Libreville, Lagos, and Addis Ababa while others stop twice in places like Lusaka and Kigali. Keep in mind that in many cases, one-stop flights are shorter and less expensive than flights with additional stops along the way.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Dubai?

When leaving Johannesburg to reach Dubai, travellers will need both a passport and a visa. This can be done online or in person.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dubai from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Dubai Intl

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Dubai?

Returning to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg.

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

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Dubai

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Destination information for Dubai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = AED 0,24
Average temperature for January in Dubai
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Dubai
8.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dubai Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
R4 570 R5 366 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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Egypt Air
R5 189 R6 228 No cancel fee N/A
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Ethiopian Air
R5 226 R6 754 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R5 491 R7 293 No cancel fee 82%
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SAUDIA
R5 736 R6 818 No cancel fee 86%
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Etihad Airways
R6 643 R10 686 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R6 776 R10 248 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R8 906 R13 313 No cancel fee 77%
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South African
R10 968 R14 364 No cancel fee 78%
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