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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)

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

$585

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 37% on airfare.

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

4 Feb - 10 Mar
$800pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$826pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$841pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Dubai 2021 flight deals

1 May - 14 May
$740pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 31 May
$761pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 15 Jun
$766pp
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 from San Francisco International

4 Mar - 20 Mar
$842pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Apr - 18 Apr
$848pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Mar - 11 Mar
$859pp
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

4 Feb - 10 Mar
$800pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Feb - 26 Feb
$843pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Feb - 28 Feb
$847pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Dubai from San Francisco International

7:25 pm - 2:35 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
31h 10m
SFO - DXB
Air Canada
$585
FlightHub
4:05 am - 2:45 am
British Airways
2 Stops
34h 40m
SFO - DXB
British Airways
$587
KAYAK
9:50 am - 6:40 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
20h 50m
SFO - DXB
Lufthansa
$613
CheapFlights

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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.

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 International to Dubai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Dubai for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $740, but on average you can expect to pay $797.

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 $1,120.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Dubai for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to Dubai within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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 International to Dubai?

A quick flight from San Francisco International to Dubai can take about 15h 45m. Emirates provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $842. 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 $740, Cathay Pacific will fly you from San Francisco International to Dubai and back. In addition to Cathay Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and Air Canada - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $761 and $795, respectively. These flights start at 26% 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 Air Canada, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $544. Turkish Airlines flights start at $550 while deals on United Airlines start at $579 one-way.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Flight duration
15h 52m
Average temperature for January in Dubai
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Dubai
0.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Dubai

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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