Cheap flights to the United Arab Emirates

Flights to United Arab Emirates in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR7 863Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR4 588From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl
One-way fromR3 713One-way flight from Johannesburg to United Arab Emirates

Cheap flights to United Arab Emirates in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DXB flights for January, February
Feb 20 - Feb 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 30m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

17h 35m
R4 271

Qatar Airways

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Jan 29 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 40m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 10m
R4 286

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 14 - Feb 21
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

17h 50m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 45m
R4 588

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

United Arab Emirates 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to United Arab Emirates found for this year
Apr 28 - May 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 00m
R4 181

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 20 - Feb 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 30m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

17h 35m
R4 271

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 29 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 40m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 10m
R4 286

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/23/22

Last minute flights to United Arab Emirates

Late deals on return flights to United Arab Emirates, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 40m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 10m
R4 286

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/23/22

Jan 31 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

12h 40m
R4 618

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/23/22

Jan 29 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

17h 35m
R5 041

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/22/22

Can I fly to United Arab Emirates from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to United Arab Emirates

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter United Arab Emirates.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to United Arab Emirates.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering United Arab Emirates.

Can I fly back to South Africa from United Arab Emirates?

Returning to South Africa from United Arab Emirates

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Arab Emirates must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Arab Emirates are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to United Arab Emirates?

The cheapest ticket to United Arab Emirates found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R7 350

February

R7 078

March

R6 837

April

R7 063

May

R7 033

June

R7 350

July

R7 546

August

R7 712

September

R7 214

October

R6 958

November

R6 746

December

R8 437

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to United Arab Emirates is currently November; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to United Arab Emirates?

Average United Arab Emirates flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - DXB

Price

R6 753 - R11 611

DXB

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

DXB

Precipitation

10 - 40 mm

Peak season:                                                        

The United Arab Emirates has its peak tourism season between October and May, although a lot of travelers also visit the country from November through February. Prices on flights will probably be at their most expensive during the peak season, so keep in mind that you’ll have to do your admin well in advance if you want to see the country during the busiest and most tepid time of the year.

Off season:

The off tourism season of the United Arab Emirates falls between the months of June and September, which is also when temperatures tend to soar. This can be a perfect time to seize the opportunity of booking your cheap flights to the United Arab Emirates since a lot of hotels and airlines offer discounted rates.

Comprising of seven sheikdoms (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain) the United Arab Emirates is what most of us picture typical Arab countries to look like: crystal clear beaches lined by never-ending stretches of desert, but the difference with the United Arab Emirates is that it embraces western ideals while staying faithful to its traditions. By taking a cheap flight to the United Arab Emirates, you’ll be welcomed by a brilliant blend of the old and the new as you gaze upon glitzy shopping complexes that defend old souks and ancient cities, all waiting for travelers to come and explore the ‘Vegas of the East’!

How long is the flight to the United Arab Emirates?

Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi               8 hours, 10 minutes
Johannesburg to Dubai                       8 hours, 15 minutes
Johannesburg to Sharjah                     24 hours, 20 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to the United Arab Emirates?

Depending on where exactly you want to go in the United Arab Emirates, you’ll have to make a choice between a variety of different airways that all operate cheap flights to and from the UAE. Once you’ve narrowed down your options, you’ll likely see names such as JetBlue Airways, British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines, Aegean Airlines, and Jet Airlines coming up as the most popular carriers. Go ahead and compare the offerings from each of these airlines, not forgetting to compare them based on different dates, and then decide whether or not comfort or a more affordable price ranks higher on your traveling needs scale.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

The United Arab Emirates has a very efficient public transport system, and getting from any one of the emirate airports to the centers of the city will be easy to do. All of the major airports have car hire companies based on site from which you’ll be able to rent a car. Alternatively, you can also choose to use any of the taxis (which are found in plentiful supply at all the airports). Taxi services are cheap and easy to use in the United Arab Emirates and can be very affordable if you’re looking at long-distance traveling.

What is good to know if travelling to United Arab Emirates?

  • The capital of the United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The city is renowned for its amazing parks and gardens, but if you’re traveling here make sure you get a glimpse of the rich history which can be explored in sites such as the Old Fort.
  • Dubai is the UAE’s shopping capital, which means that travelers that stop here have to check out the Mall of the Emirates, featuring an indoor ski arena, a palm tree-shaped man-made island, and the world’s only seven-star hotel! Check out this post for other great ways of exploring Dubai in a short time.
  • Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, and although not nearly as popular as Dubai or Abu Dhabi, it’s still a perfect place to submerge yourself in the culture and explore the beautifully restored old buildings.

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