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Cape Town to Dubai flights

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Departure Sun, 16 May Return Sat, 22 May
CPT Cape Town
DXB Dubai
return from £413
Departure Fri, 04 Jun Return Sat, 12 Jun
CPT Cape Town
DXB Dubai
return from £383
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.14 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 10 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
5%

Trains in Dubai are 5% cheaper than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.02
Dubai
£0.97
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
12%

The average meal is 12% more expensive in Dubai than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£6.1
Dubai
£6.81
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
163%

Taxis are 163% more expensive in Dubai than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.89
Dubai
£2.34
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
162%

Coffee is 162% more expensive in Dubai than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.42
Dubai
£3.72
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
K Distance: 4743 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to Dubai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town to Dubai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Arab Emirates may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to Dubai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to Dubai is 383£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Dubai expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Dubai costs an average of 2.38 GBP, 143% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.98 GBP, while train tickets costs 1% more in Dubai: 0.99 GBP against 0.98 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.95 GBP in Dubai, 18% more than the 5.87 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 179% more expensive in Dubai, with an average of 3.82 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.37 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Dubai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to Dubai are December, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to Dubai?
The best time of the year to go to Dubai when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Dubai from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, October and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  Dubai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to Dubai?
The total flight time between Cape Town and Dubai is of around 14:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 11,273 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cape Town and Dubai?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and Dubai is: Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Dubai International Airport (DXB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Dubai are:
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