Cheap flights from San Francisco International (SFO) to Dubai (DXB)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from San Francisco International to Dubai 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 International (SFO) to Dubai (DXB)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to DXB flight in 2021: compare San Francisco International to Dubai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dubai.
SFO - DXB
Price
$899 - $1,493
DXB
Temperature
75.2 - 105.8 °F
DXB
Rainfall
0 - 0.3 inches

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 International to Dubai

One-way from

$435

One-way flight from San Francisco International to Dubai

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 International to Dubai?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco International to Dubai. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Dubai.

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

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 International to Dubai 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 International to Dubai (SFO - DXB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco International to Dubai is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 26% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Dubai in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to DXB flights for May, June
17 Jun - 25 Jun
$521pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 25 Jun
$526pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$535pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from San Francisco International found for this year
17 Jun - 25 Jun
$521pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 25 Jun
$526pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$535pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Dubai from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Dubai direct flight deals
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$862pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jun - 3 Jul
$873pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$880pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Dubai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dubai from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
20 May - 27 May
$677pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 25 May
$699pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 30 May
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Dubai from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Dubai
12:00 pm - 5:10 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
18h 10m
SFO - DXB
Qatar Airways
$435
FlightNetwork
7:55 am - 7:30 pm
KLM
2 Stops
24h 35m
SFO - DXB
KLM
$457
hutchgo.com
9:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
32h 20m
SFO - DXB
Multiple Airlines
$755
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Dubai

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.

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 International to Dubai for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Dubai for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $521, but on average you can expect to pay $551.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco International to Dubai under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Dubai is less than $1,071.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Dubai for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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 7 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 International to Dubai?

A quick flight from San Francisco International to Dubai can take about 21h 40m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $596. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $521, United Airlines will fly you from San Francisco International to Dubai and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air Canada and SWISS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $541 and $582, respectively. These flights start at 48% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $349. Qatar Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, KLM is another option, for $457.

Related searches

Flights to Dubai from San Francisco International
Flights to San Francisco International Flights to Dubai

Rent a Car

Car Rentals in Dubai Car Rentals at Dubai International

Alternative routes for San Francisco International to Dubai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Dubai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco International to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Average temperature for May in Dubai
100.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Dubai
0.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Dubai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International 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
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%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to Dubai

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco International towards Dubai.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of SFO to DXB departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SFO to DXB departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SFO to DXB departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to DXB departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to Dubai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco International to Dubai.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
Home United Arab Emirates Dubai Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Dubai