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Flights to Dubai

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Last minute flights to Dubai

Departure Wed, 27 Nov Return Mon, 02 Dec
STN London
SHJ Sharjah
return from £310
Departure Sat, 07 Dec Return Tue, 10 Dec
LTN London
DWC Dubai
return from £165
Departure Mon, 18 Nov Return Thu, 21 Nov
MAN Manchester
DXB Dubai
return from £259
Departure Mon, 02 Dec Return Sat, 07 Dec
LOS Lagos
DXB Dubai
return from £423
Popular flight routes to Dubai
London - Dubai
return from £169
Manchester - Dubai
return from £269
Birmingham - Dubai
return from £302
Lagos - Dubai
return from £491
Glasgow - Dubai
return from £360
Istanbul - Sharjah
return from £295

Trips to Dubai

Dubai travel

Dubai is an indirect result of petrol dollars - a desert economy fuelled by oil revenues. It is a glamorous metropolis glistening with skyscrapers, luxury hotels, giant malls, a thriving nightlife and international cuisine. For thousands of years, the emirate was nurtured by fishing and pearls until the discovery of oil in 1966. With a population comprising many expats, the city has evolved into a multi-ethnic society that is simply delightful with traces of this fusion evident everywhere in the city from its posh restaurants to upscale boutiques. It comes as no surprise that flights to Dubai are on the rise as the city becomes popular with travellers. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Dubai!

Things to do and places to see in Dubai

Join the crowds out to enjoy points of interest the city, whether you are a foreigner living there or just visiting for a day or two. Believe it or not, Dubai offers everything from sun and sea to desert and city jungle. Spend a day at the beach, have fun at the dunes or visit a Bedouin camp. Indulge in some retail therapy, climb the world's tallest building for magnificent views or visit chaotic souks for fun. There are loads of cheap tickets to Dubai that you can book so you can savour a rich Dubai experience.

When visiting Dubai, be sure to:

  • Go downtown and admire the tallest building in the world, the imposing Burj Khalifa
  • Indulge in a food trip and sample world cuisines, from Filipino and Thai to French and British
  • Soak up the sun at the famed Jumeirah Beach and Black Palace
  • Stroll along the Dubai Marina and check out the many restaurants and bars
  • Shop or window shop at the multi-awarded Dubai Mall which boasts 1,200 shops and boutiques
  • Be part of the local culture and visit a traditional gold souk where tons of gold are available for sale
  • Book an oasis tour to appreciate the desert and dunes
  • Hop in an abra and cross the Dubai Creek
  • Hit the slopes in the desert at in indoor ski resort
  • Head to the bars, pubs and discos for a party you will not forget
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Dubai airports

Cheap flights to Dubai touch down at Dubai International Airport. It is the main airport serving Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. It is considered the world's third busiest airport with 6,500 flights per week. The airport is divided into three terminals: 1, 2 and 3. Other facilities include a car park, dining facilities, banks and currency exchange and duty-free shops.

  • Dubai International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers flying at this airport are: Emirates, British Airways and Qantas Airways.

    Location

    The airport is located approximately 4.5km east of the city centre.

    Transport options

    There are several ways to get to Dubai International Airport: bus, taxi, metro and car. The Dubai Metro is fairly easy to use and trains are frequent. It passes through terminals 1 and 3. The metro stations are connected by taxis and buses for further travel. To use the bus, purchase a Nol card before embarking as you cannot pay in cash. Take bus no F55 to reach the Ibn Battuta Metro Station or the F55A to the Satwa Bus Station. Transport between terminals are free of charge using the airport shuttle.

FAQ's about Dubai

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Dubai?
The top month to book flights to Dubai is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Dubai flights is October. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Dubai, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Dubai?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Dubai is... December. The next best month to travel to Dubai is October. And let's not forget April, the third top choice for when to go to Dubai. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Dubai is June.
🕑 How long before a flight to Dubai should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Dubai, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Dubai departing from over 95 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Dubai at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Dubai’s airport?
Dubai is served by 6 airport[s]. Dubai International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 95 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Dubai’s airport from the city centre?
Dubai’s airport Dubai International Airport is located 12 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Dubai’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.06 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Dubai International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Dubai centre is around 2.54 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Dubai. Pick your preferred car type and get from Dubai International Airport to Dubai city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Dubai city centre?
There are many ways to get from Dubai International Airport to central Dubai:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Dubai International Airport to Dubai city centre when driving is 28 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Dubai city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 2 hours 7 mins
By Subway
Commuting from Dubai International Airport to central Dubai by Subway takes around 1 hour 7 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Dubai?
If you are going to Dubai, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 6.34 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 42.29 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.29 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 9.51 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 9.51 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.86 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.72 GBP
  • - Water: 0.33 GBP

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