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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Dubai, AE, United Arab Emirates - SFO to DXB

Popular flights from San Francisco to Dubai

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 22, 2016 $1,125
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $1,246
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $1,855
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $987

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Dubai (SFO to DXB)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Dubai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,048.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Dubai (SFO to DXB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Dubai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Francisco to Dubai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to Dubai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,469 $1,410
7-14 days $1,516 $1,017
14-21 days $1,487 $1,307
21-30 days $1,252 $1,268
30-60 days $1,246 $998
60-90 days $1,683 $1,038
90+ days $909 $846

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Dubai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Dubai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,028 $1,029 $1,029 $998 $987 $1,013 $1,246

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Dubai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Dubai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Dubai United 5/14/16 5/18/16 1 $1,017
June San Francisco Dubai United 6/10/16 6/17/16 2 $987
July San Francisco Dubai United 7/4/16 7/21/16 1 $1,038
August San Francisco Dubai United 8/10/16 8/30/16 2 $1,002
September San Francisco Dubai United 9/14/16 10/2/16 1 $984
October San Francisco Dubai United 10/3/16 10/17/16 2 $954
November San Francisco Dubai United 11/26/16 12/4/16 1 $846
December San Francisco Dubai United 12/5/16 12/14/16 1 $935

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Dubai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Dubai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,804
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,804
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,302
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,302

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Dubai (SFO to DXB)

Your San Francisco to Dubai flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Dubai is $1,546.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Dubai is $1,980.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Dubai.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Dubai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:45 16:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Dubai (SFO to DXB)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Dubai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Dubai is $1,373.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Dubai is $1,542.

San Francisco to Dubai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Dubai?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Dubai flight time is 15 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Dubai?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Dubai is 8086 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Dubai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Dubai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Dubai?
Answer: Emirates provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Dubai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Dubai?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Dubai (SFO to DXB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Dubai with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Dubai.

San Francisco to Dubai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X
China Southern LAX / CAN X X X X X X X
Emirates - X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / KMG X X
Singapore HKG / SIN X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic LHR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Dubai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $276
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $147
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $116
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Sharjah American, Emirates, Etihad, United $7,901
San Francisco to Abu Dhabi American, Emirates, Etihad, United $968
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $1,035
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $904
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $746
San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, KLM*, Great Lakes $866
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $711
San Francisco to Doha American, Alaska, Qatar, United $1,176
San Francisco to Istanbul American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress $913
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $908
San Francisco to Muscat American, United, Oman Air $1,306
San Francisco to Bahrain American, Gulf Air, United $950
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Singapore, United, Great Lakes $646
San Francisco to Bangalore Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, KLM* $934
San Francisco to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen, Great Lakes $546
San Francisco to Karachi American, Pakistan, United $1,030

Cheap International Flights to Dubai - DXB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Dubai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, United $1,290
San Jose to Dubai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, United $1,290
Oakland to Dubai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, United $1,426
Fresno to Dubai American, Alaska, Emirates, United $1,601
Reno to Dubai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Emirates, United $1,089
Monterey to Dubai American, Emirates, United Check Dates
Sacramento to Abu Dhabi American, Etihad, United $2,141
San Jose to Abu Dhabi American, Alaska, Etihad, United Check Dates
Oakland to Abu Dhabi American, Etihad, United Check Dates
Reno to Abu Dhabi American, Etihad, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Dubai, AE, United Arab Emirates, from $987 Round trip from SFO to DXB