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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, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR7 218Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip fromR5 733From Johannesburg to United Arab Emirates
One-way fromR158One-way flight from Johannesburg to United Arab Emirates

Cheap flights to United Arab Emirates in June, July 2022

The best prices found for AUH flights for June, July
28 Jul - 4 Aug
R5 386pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jul - 12 Aug
R5 812pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jul - 4 Aug
R5 844pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

United Arab Emirates 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to United Arab Emirates found for this year
28 Jul - 4 Aug
R5 386pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 27 Oct
R5 733pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Aug - 21 Aug
R5 733pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to United Arab Emirates

Late deals on return flights to United Arab Emirates, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 12 Jul
R8 213pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jul - 13 Jul
R8 260pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jul - 14 Jul
R8 276pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for United Arab Emirates

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Africa.

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

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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
R5 717
February
R6 049
March
R6 886
April
R7 454
May
R6 428
June
R6 459
July
R7 312
August
R6 475
September
R7 707
October
R7 928
November
R7 139
December
R8 149
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to United Arab Emirates is currently January; 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 Dubai Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - DXB
Price
R5 710 - R9 237
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Rainfall
0 - 8 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.

When is the best time to book a flight to United Arab Emirates?

Hotels are usually fully booked months in advance in the United Arab Emirates, which means that before trying to find the ideal time to book your flights, you’ll have to determine which one of the seven emirates you want to visit. The cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai both host year-round, world-renowned cultural and sporting events, which can considerably impact the prices of flights and accommodation. Generally speaking, when you make your flight bookings to the United Arab Emirates, the best way of ensuring you’re landing a great deal is by doing your admin three or four months in advance of your traveling dates. 

Which day is cheapest to fly to United Arab Emirates?

The cheapest flights to United Arab Emirates are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

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.

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