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London to Dubai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between London and Dubai take, on average, 8 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Dubai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Dubai
Arriving AirportFlights departing London with Dubai as destination arrives at Dubai International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Dubai

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Departure Sun, 31 Oct Return Thu, 04 Nov
LON London
DXB Dubai
return from £121
Departure Mon, 08 Nov Return Tue, 16 Nov
LON London
DXB Dubai
return from £274
Flight route information
Dubai is one of the most enduring tourist destinations in the world thanks to its shopping malls and souks.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.07 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 16 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Dubai are 65% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Dubai is 54% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Dubai is 21% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 23% more expensive in Dubai than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
K Distance: 3405 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the most enchanting cities in the world and it is known for its ancient buildings and contemporary architecture. It is served by airports such as Luton, Gatwick, Heathrow and others. Heathrow is the most internationally recognised airport associated with London, closely followed by Gatwick.

Flights from London to Dubai begin at one of the six commercial airports in the city. London City Airport is located in the heart of the city and is the most easily accessible airport when in the centre of London. Luton Airport is much farther away but very used by low cost carriers and therefore regularly visited by savvy travellers.

Getting to London airport

To take London to Dubai flights, passengers first have to confirm the name of the departure airport in London. If you have to reach Heathrow, just take the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station. From Victoria Station, you can catch the Gatwick Express to Gatwick Airport. To get to Luton, Southend and Stansted, just get to one of the railway stations in central London and catch the respective trains to these airports. If you have to go to London City Airport, just get a taxi to reach in time. Taxis are expensive, and it may not be advisable to take them to the other five airports as they are farther away.

Arriving to Dubai

Dubai started as a fishing village but, today, it is an international centre for shopping and partying. This city is situated in the middle of a desert and has plenty to offer in terms of nature too. Go ahead and take a ride along the dunes and spend time at a peaceful oasis. Head toward one of the traditional coffee houses where you can interact with locals and make new friends. Dubai Creek is a great place to admire the surreal beauty of this enchanting Arab city. Furthermore, experience the best of international cuisine at one of the many Michelin-starred restaurants in Dubai.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Dubai from London take around seven hours to land at Dubai Airport, which is just five kilometres from downtown Dubai. The airport is easily accessible to different parts of the city and you will have no problem reaching your destination. If you wish to go to Burj Khalifa in the heart of Dubai, all you need to do is hop on the Red Line from Terminal 1 and 3 stations and get off at the Burj Khalifa Station. To get to Dubai Creek or Deira, Terminal 2 station provides easy connectivity via the Green Line. You could also take an RTA bus to Deira or just call a cab or taxi.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Dubai

😷 Is it safe to travel from London 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 London. 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 London to Dubai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Dubai is 121£. 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 London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Dubai costs an average of 2.40 GBP, 20% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 64% less in Dubai: 1.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.00 GBP in Dubai, 53% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 25% more expensive in Dubai, with an average of 3.72 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Dubai?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Dubai are December, July and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Dubai?
The best time of the year to go to Dubai when flying from London 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 London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Dubai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Dubai?
The total flight time between London and Dubai is of around 08:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,317 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 London and Dubai?
The main airport route flying between London and Dubai is: Stansted (STN) to Dubai International Airport (DXB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Dubai flights between Gatwick (LGW) to Dubai International Airport (DXB) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Emirates.
  • Qantas Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Dubai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Dubai are:
  • Middle East Airlines, stoping in Beirut for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 70 minutes scale in Istanbul.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 70 minutes scale in Istanbul.

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