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

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The best prices from San Francisco 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 (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 to Dubai

One-way from

$577

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 to Dubai?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Dubai. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Dubai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,022, or $1,127 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Dubai in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 37% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dubai in March, April 2021

20 Mar - 27 Mar
$735pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Mar - 1 Apr
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Mar - 28 Mar
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Dubai 2021 flight deals

20 Mar - 27 Mar
$735pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 Aug
$743pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Mar - 1 Apr
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Dubai from San Francisco

9 Mar - 21 Mar
$836pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Apr - 10 Apr
$850pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$872pp
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

11 Mar - 28 Mar
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Mar - 3 Jun
$789pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Mar - 7 Jun
$790pp
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

3:55 pm - 5:25 pm
SWISS
1 Stop
38h 30m
SFO - DXB
SWISS
$577
Flights by SU
2:20 pm - 8:25 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
19h 05m
SFO - DXB
Turkish Airlines
$652
JustFly
9:05 pm - 4:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 35m
SFO - DXB
Multiple Airlines
$687
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco 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 to Dubai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Dubai for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $735, but on average you can expect to pay $770.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Dubai under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Dubai is less than $1,258.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco 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 14 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?

Airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines fly from San Francisco to Dubai in about 15h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Qatar Airways, at $735, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Dubai. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Turkish Airlines. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Dubai for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is SWISS, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $569. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Dubai for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Dubai

Destination information for Dubai

Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Flight duration
15h 52m
Average temperature for March in Dubai
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Dubai
0.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco 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%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Dubai

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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Dubai
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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