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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Dubai

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Dubai (DXB)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to DXB flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Dubai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dubai.
MEL - DXB
Price
$996 - $1,718
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Precipitation
0 - 8 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$996

From Melbourne to Dubai Intl

One-way from

$914

One-way flight from Melbourne 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 Melbourne Airport to Dubai?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 11%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Dubai?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,208. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,272.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Dubai?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Dubai from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $1,193 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $856. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Dubai (MEL - DXB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne Airport to Dubai in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Dubai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to DXB flights in September, October
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$2,369pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$2,487pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$2,520pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from Melbourne found for this year
1 Dec - 27 Feb
$1,617pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 27 Feb
$1,631pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 28 Feb
$1,682pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Dubai from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Dubai direct flight deals
15 Mar - 14 Apr
$1,458pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 27 Feb
$1,841pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 27 Feb
$1,843pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Dubai

Late deals on return flights to Dubai from Melbourne, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$3,277pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Sep - 4 Oct
$3,312pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$3,439pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Dubai Intl from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Dubai
19:55 - 17:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
28h 15m
MEL - DXB
Qatar Airways
$914
Travel2Be
18:15 - 01:15
Emirates
Direct
14h 00m
MEL - DXB
Emirates
$1,119
CheapFaresNow
02:30 - 01:05
Qantas Airways
1 stop
29h 35m
MEL - DXB
Qantas Airways
$1,139
Bravofly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Dubai</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Dubai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Dubai from Melbourne?

Dubai Intl (DXB) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Dubai. You should not have trouble finding flights to Dubai Intl from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 14 airlines have flights to the Dubai airport from Melbourne. It is only a 10.9 km journey from Dubai Intl (DXB) to Dubai’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Dubai Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Royal Brunei Airlines, and Qantas 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 Melbourne to Dubai Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to Dubai Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,458, but on average you can expect to pay $1,707.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Dubai is less than $7,095.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Dubai for under $3,300?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than $3,300.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Dubai flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Dubai Intl was viewed by 6,339 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Dubai return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Dubai, with prices starting at $1,458. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $1,468 and $1,848, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $910 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Singapore Airlines from $1,036 and Qantas Airways from $1,077 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dubai from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Dubai Intl

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Dubai?

Returning to Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

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

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Destination information for Dubai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 2.68
Flight duration from Melbourne to DXB
13h 43m
Average temperature for September in Dubai
39.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Dubai
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Dubai Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne 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
Cebu Pacific
$554 $891 No cancel fee 64%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
$709 $1,016 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Brunei Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Eastern
$723 $933 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
$738 $1,026 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$741 $1,321 No cancel fee 69%
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Philippine Airlines
$805 $1,011 No cancel fee 60%
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Etihad Airways
$842 $1,135 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$861 $1,320 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$931 $1,359 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
$1,006 $1,248 No cancel fee 68%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Dubai

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Dubai.
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Dubai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Dubai.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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