The cheapest times to fly from DXB to BCN are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 10th to December 16th

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 DXB to BCN is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $920 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $321 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $358 to $660 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $352. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $731. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $379 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $544 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to BCN flight.

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

DXB to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to BCN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Saturdays 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 $51 (9%) 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 $484. Return trip prices are from the BCN to DXB 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 DXB to BCN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB to BCN

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 DXB to BCN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lyon (DXB > LYS > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $532
  • Average savings: $13 (2.3%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, CSA, EgyptAir, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Norwegian, Oman Air, Pakistan, Pegasus, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7, Saudia, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Transavia, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Ural Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Barcelona Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3216 miles or 5176 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to BCN flight is about 6 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Barcelona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from DXB to BCN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BCN
Destination airport name Barcelona Airport
City Barcelona
Country Spain
Latitude 41.3
Longitude 2.1


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