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Johannesburg (JNB) to Dubai (DXB)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to DXB flight in 2021: 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 629

From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl

One-way from

R4 801

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 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.

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 439 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R4 831. 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

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.

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 R7 744 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 145 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Dubai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to DXB flights in October, November
5 Nov - 6 Nov
R5 648pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Nov - 21 Nov
R5 663pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 7 Nov
R5 708pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Johannesburg found for this year
5 Nov - 6 Nov
R5 648pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Nov - 21 Nov
R5 663pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 7 Nov
R5 708pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Dubai from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Dubai direct flight deals
13 Feb - 22 Feb
R7 759pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Mar - 30 Mar
R7 774pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Dec - 12 Dec
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
22 Oct - 26 Oct
R5 856pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Oct - 31 Oct
R5 916pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Oct - 26 Oct
R6 049pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Dubai Intl from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Dubai
16:45 - 10:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
15h 15m
JNB - DXB
Egypt Air
R4 801
21:15 - 19:30
Kenya Airways
1 stop
20h 15m
JNB - DXB
Kenya Airways
R5 351
AirfareAssist
17:00 - 17:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 35m
JNB - DXB
Multiple Airlines
R5 618
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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 3 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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg to Dubai Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R5 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R5 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Egypt Air for just R5 648, but on average you can expect to pay R5 916.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R7 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai under R7 800. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Dubai is less than R8 071.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R5 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than R5 900.

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 return?

Flying on Egypt Air is currently your cheapest option to Dubai, with prices starting at R5 648. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and RwandAir, with the lowest prices starting at R5 708 and R6 228, respectively. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

R3 701 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 Egypt Air and RwandAir, with prices starting from R4 518 and R4 979, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Dubai?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Dubai is R3 643. On average you can expect to pay R19 848. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Dubai Intl), can usually be booked for R5 618.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dubai Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 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

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 Johannesburg to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = AED 0,25
Average temperature for October in Dubai
36.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Dubai
2.0 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 414 R5 182 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 011 R6 015 No cancel fee N/A
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Ethiopian Air
R5 047 R6 523 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R5 303 R7 043 No cancel fee 82%
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SAUDIA
R5 540 R6 584 No cancel fee 86%
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Etihad Airways
R6 416 R10 321 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R6 544 R9 898 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R8 601 R12 858 No cancel fee 77%
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South African
R10 593 R13 873 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 Johannesburg to Dubai

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Dubai.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 66% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Dubai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Dubai.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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