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)

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
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

$473

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 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dubai in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to DXB flights for June, July
8 Jul - 4 Aug
$609pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 2 Aug
$614pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jul - 6 Aug
$615pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Dubai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dubai from San Francisco found for this year
3 Sep - 12 Sep
$561pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Nov - 14 Nov
$606pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 30 Nov
$609pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Dubai from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Dubai direct flight deals
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$761pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
20 Nov - 28 Nov
$776pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
Non-Stop
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Oct - 21 Oct
$778pp
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
29 Jun - 11 Jul
$615pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jun - 2 Jul
$636pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jun - 5 Jul
$646pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
DXB
Dubai Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Dubai from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Dubai
6:55 pm - 7:30 pm
KLM
2 Stops
37h 35m
SFO - DXB
KLM
$473
Rehlat
12:00 pm - 11:10 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
24h 10m
SFO - DXB
Qatar Airways
$501
Kiwi.com
6:00 pm - 5:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
36h 10m
SFO - DXB
Multiple Airlines
$513
Kiwi.com

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

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 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 Air Canada for just $561, but on average you can expect to pay $620.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Dubai?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

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

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Dubai on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from San Francisco to Dubai Intl a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Dubai?

In San Francisco, there will be same rainfall in San Francisco compared to Dubai over the next 3 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 Air Canada and United Airlines fly from San Francisco to Dubai in about 19h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 55m. The distance from San Francisco to Dubai is about 8135 mi. 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?

Air Canada, at $561, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Dubai.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and SWISS. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Dubai for 44% 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 Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $347. Check flights for KLM, as they currently have the next best price.

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 June in Dubai
104.0 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Dubai

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Dubai

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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Dubai.
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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
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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