The cheapest times to fly from CEB to DXB are

  • February 5th to July 29th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 16th, and April 30th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CEB to DXB is early March. Prices can be as high as $771 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $348 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $383 to $631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $381. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $719. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $338 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $418 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CEB to DXB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CEB to DXB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CEB to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CEB to DXB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cebu City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $430. Return trip prices are from the DXB to CEB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CEB to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CEB to DXB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CEB to DXB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (CEB > MNL > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $381
  • Average savings: $38 (8.97%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CEB to DXB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air India, Air New Zealand, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Mactan-Cebu International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4585 miles or 7379 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CEB to DXB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CEB to DXB flight is about 9 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Lapu-Lapu City and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from CEB to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CEB
Origination airport name Mactan-Cebu International Airport
City Lapu-Lapu City
Country the Philippines
Latitude 10.3
Longitude 124

Return Airport

Destination code DXB
Destination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4


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