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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Dubai Intl 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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to DXB flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Dubai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dubai.
SFO - DXB
Price
$899 - $1,493
DXB
Temperature
64.4 - 95 °F
DXB
Precipitation
0.4 - 1.6 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 Intl

One-way from

$493

One-way flight from San Francisco to Dubai Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Dubai?

Find a great deal and save up to 32% by booking at least 49 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Dubai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,078.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Dubai?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 21% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Dubai in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Dubai?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Dubai from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1,007 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $699. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dubai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to DXB flights for October, November
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$546pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Nov - 26 Dec
$590pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$606pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from San Francisco found for this year
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$546pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$550pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Nov - 26 Dec
$590pp
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

Save time with San Francisco to Dubai direct flight deals
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$763pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 19 Nov
$826pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$828pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dubai from San Francisco, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 27 Oct
$621pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Oct - 20 Nov
$647pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Oct - 3 Nov
$650pp
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 Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Dubai
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
36h 45m
SFO - DXB
British Airways
$493
Flights by SU
2:20 pm - 2:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
24h 40m
SFO - DXB
Turkish Airlines
$494
Flights by SU
2:15 am - 4:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
52h 00m
SFO - DXB
Multiple Airlines
$497
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Dubai

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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Dubai for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just $533, but on average you can expect to pay $603.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Dubai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Dubai under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Dubai is less than $887.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Dubai flight route?

The San Francisco to Dubai Intl flight path was viewed by 141 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

SWISS, at $533, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Dubai.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines. These flights start at 47% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Dubai?

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Dubai check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Dubai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $388. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Dubai Intl) can be booked for $546 on average our data indicates $2,548 when flying from San Francisco to Dubai

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dubai from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Dubai Intl

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dubai Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dubai Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Dubai?

Returning to San Francisco from Dubai Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 to Dubai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Average temperature for October in Dubai
96.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Dubai
0.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Dubai Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
British Airways
$376 $1,236 No cancel fee 70%
Air China
$620 $757 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$670 $1,220 No cancel fee 72%
SWISS
$673 $937 No cancel fee 79%
Turkish Airlines
$681 $907 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$692 $969 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$693 $972 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$693 $966 No cancel fee 75%
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.

United Airlines
$702 $1,071 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Dubai

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Dubai.
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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 to Dubai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Dubai.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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