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Flights to Dubai in 2021

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, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,921Average for return flights in December 2021
Return from$1,253From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Dubai Intl
One-way from$593One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Dubai Intl (DXB)

Cheap flights to Dubai in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DXB flights for December, January
7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 40m
$1,163

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 40m
$1,191

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

31h 30m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 40m
$1,247

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai found for this year
7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 40m
$1,163

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 6/12/21

14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 40m
$1,191

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 7/12/21

14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

31h 30m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 40m
$1,247

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 7/12/21

Last minute flights to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai, departing today and this week
14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 40m
$1,191

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 7/12/21

14 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

31h 30m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 40m
$1,247

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 7/12/21

16 Dec. - 16 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 10m
DXB

Dubai Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,456

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Can I fly to Dubai Intl from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Dubai Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dubai Intl.

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

Can I fly back to Australia from Dubai Intl?

Returning to Australia 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 Australia.

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to Dubai?

The cheapest ticket to Dubai found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,130

February

$1,086

March

$1,068

April

$1,153

May

$1,106

June

$1,243

July

$1,504

August

$1,251

September

$1,183

October

$1,082

November

$1,078

December

$1,396

March is currently the cheapest month to fly to Dubai. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Dubai?

Average Dubai flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - DXB

Price

$1,067 - $1,943

DXB

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

DXB

Precipitation

10 - 40 mm

Peak season

The desert city of Dubai is one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East. Easily one of the glitziest tourist destinations you can visit, it has more luxury hotels and beach resorts per square km than anywhere else on the planet. When flights to Dubai arrive, visitors know they’ll be living in the lap of luxury for a while. Plus cheap flights to Dubai means a lot of extra money to spend in this first-rate shopping destination – everything you buy in Dubai is duty-free. Dubai has a tropical desert climate so summers are extremely hot and humid with temperatures reaching 40C during the day and overnight lows of 30C. Peak season for travel to Dubai is winter which runs from December through to March, and when temperatures are in the comfortable mid-20Cs.

Off season

June to September is scorching hot, as you would expect from the desert, and not the best time to take flights to Dubai. Although buildings are air conditioned and there is an indoor ski centre, outdoor activities such as riding camels are not enjoyable.

When is the best time to book a flight to Dubai?

The best time to book a flight to Dubai is from October to April to avoid the hottest months of the year, however, this is also peak season when flight ticket prices rise. For the cheapest flights to Dubai look at booking six months in advance with low-cost airlines that fly indirect routes. It pays to note the dates of the holy fasting month of Ramadan which change each year. Muslims fast during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset during Ramadan, and this is strictly adhered to, so it is illegal for anyone to eat or drink in public. For this reason it may be easier to find cheap flight tickets to Dubai and discounted hotel accommodation during this time.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?

The cheapest flights to Dubai are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Dubai. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Dubai?

Flights from Sydney to Dubai – 14 hours 15 minutes.

Flights from Melbourne to Dubai – 13 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Brisbane to Dubai – 14 hours 05 minutes.

Flights from Perth to Dubai – 10 hours 50 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Dubai?

Due to this being a popular tourist destination, there are a number of airlines operating direct flights to Dubai from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Search and compare airlines such as Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Korean Air, China Southern and Etihad Airways.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is situated in the Al Garhoud district 4.6 km east of Dubai. Once your flight to Dubai Airport has landed, travel into the city centre via the Dubai Metro, bus or taxi. Shuttle transfers can be pre-booked and will take you straight to your hotel. All major brands of car rentals are available at the airport with pickup and drop off locations in Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

What is good to know if travelling to Dubai?

  • If you love shopping, then you’ll love Dubai Mall, the largest complex in the world with all the major fashion brands you know and love. Find out more about this extreme shopping spot.
  • The perfect place for music, food and delicious cocktails whatever time of day or night, is lively Barasti a popular Dubai beach bars.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Dubai?

If you book a flight to Dubai, you will be flying into Dubai Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Dubai Intl (DXB) is located 10.9 km from the centre of Dubai. Booking flights from Sydney to Dubai Intl should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights from 14 different airlines.