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The best prices from San Francisco to Dubai International are usually found in March or April, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Dubai International (DXB)

SFO - DXB
Price
$899 - $1,493

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$899

From San Francisco to Dubai International

One-way from

$579

One-way flight from San Francisco to Dubai International

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 round-trip from San Francisco to Dubai International?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Dubai International on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Dubai International?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from San Francisco to Dubai International compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,022. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,127.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Dubai International (SFO - DXB)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Dubai International in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 37% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dubai International in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to DXB flights for January, February
5 Feb - 11 Feb
$789pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$790pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$796pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Dubai International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai International from San Francisco found for this year
19 May - 26 May
$680pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 May - 26 May
$683pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jun - 14 Jun
$697pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Dubai International from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Dubai International direct flight deals
4 Mar - 20 Mar
$841pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 May - 18 May
$848pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Mar - 20 Mar
$874pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Dubai International

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dubai International from San Francisco, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 8 Feb
$932pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jan - 3 Feb
$933pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air India
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jan - 3 Feb
$939pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Dubai International from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Dubai International
1:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
18h 45m
SFO - DXB
Turkish Airlines
$579
CheapFlights
3:20 am - 2:35 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
23h 15m
SFO - DXB
Air Canada
$580
FlightHub
6:59 pm - 9:55 pm
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
38h 56m
SFO - DXB
Ethiopian Air
$592
Fareboom

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Dubai International

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Dubai due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Dubai for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Dubai Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one 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 travelers flying from San Francisco to Dubai Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Emirates, Turkish Airlines, and United Airlines 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Dubai International for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Dubai International for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $680, but on average you can expect to pay $754.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Dubai International for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from San Francisco to Dubai International under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Dubai International is less than $1,751.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Dubai International for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Dubai International within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Dubai Intl have been viewed 141 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Dubai?

In San Francisco, there will be greater rainfall in San Francisco compared to Dubai over the next 15 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Dubai?

With an average temperature of 106 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Dubai are hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Dubai International?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Dubai International can take about 15h 35m. Emirates provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $848. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Dubai International round-trip?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Dubai International, with prices starting at $680. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $766 and $841, respectively. Turkish Airlines is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Dubai International one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $538. SWISS flights start at $546 while deals on Air Canada start at $580 one-way.

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Flight duration
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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Dubai International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Dubai International 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
Air China
$620 $757 No cancel fee 67%
SWISS
$673 $937 No cancel fee 79%
Air Canada
$713 $949 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$700 $950 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.

KLM
$693 $966 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$692 $969 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$693 $972 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$709 $1,203 No cancel fee 76%
Cathay Pacific
$670 $1,220 No cancel fee 72%
British Airways
$376 $1,236 No cancel fee 70%
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