Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Dubai

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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.
JNB - DXB
Price
R420 - R540
DXB
Temperature
18 - 35 °C
DXB
Rainfall
10 - 40 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 697

From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl

One-way from

R4 959

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

Find a great deal and save up to 4% by booking at least 21 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Dubai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R7 733.

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

When flying from Johannesburg to Dubai, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 28% versus a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Dubai?

May can be a great time to fly to Dubai from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R7 777. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R5 804. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Flights from Johannesburg to Dubai are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Dubai in June, July 2022

The best prices found for JNB to DXB flights in June, July
31 Jul - 7 Aug
R5 931pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Jul - 2 Aug
R6 872pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jul - 12 Jul
R7 032pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Dubai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Johannesburg found for this year
1 Sep - 13 Sep
R5 788pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Sep - 27 Oct
R5 804pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Aug - 27 Aug
R5 852pp
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
4 Oct - 11 Oct
R9 902pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 7 Nov
R9 918pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 6 Nov
R9 933pp
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
1 Jul - 29 Apr
R7 287pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jun - 12 Jul
R8 052pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Jul - 21 Jul
R8 211pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
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 959
Flights by SU
13:30 - 19:25
Kenya Airways
1 stop
27h 55m
JNB - DXB
Kenya Airways
R5 868
Expedia
17:40 - 0:30
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
28h 50m
JNB - DXB
Uganda Airlines
R5 900
Gotogate

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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. 13 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?

Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air 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 R5 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R5 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R5 788, but on average you can expect to pay R6 314.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R10 000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Dubai under R10 000. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Dubai is less than R10 380.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Dubai for under R7 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than R7 300.

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 R5 788. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Egypt Air and RwandAir, with the lowest prices starting at R6 537 and R6 920, respectively. These flights start at 25% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

R4 114 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from RwandAir. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kenya Airways and Egypt Air, with prices starting from R4 289 and R4 672, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Dubai?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Dubai is R4 882. On average you can expect to pay R38 286. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Dubai Intl), can usually be booked for R5 788.

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 Air France, 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 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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 0,24
Average temperature for June in Dubai
40.0 °C

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 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
Etihad Airways
R4 249 R6 102 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R4 949 R5 932 No cancel fee 68%
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Egypt Air
R5 311 R6 360 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R5 943 R7 063 No cancel fee 86%
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RwandAir
R6 252 R6 962 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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Ethiopian Air
R6 437 R7 600 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R7 039 R7 661 No cancel fee 82%
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Emirates
R7 149 R10 302 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R9 087 R11 727 No cancel fee 77%
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South African
R11 899 R14 843 No cancel fee 78%
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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 53% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 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
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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