The cheapest times to fly from DXB to BGW are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 BGW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $712 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $546 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Baghdad

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Baghdad (BGW) will usually cost between $557 to $703 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $552. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $661. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $109 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $579 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to BGW flight.

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

DXB to BGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to BGW 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 $0.42, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BGW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Baghdad, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $571. Return trip prices are from the BGW 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 BGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DXB to BGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) in Al Najaf

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from BGW
  • Usually 31.22% less expensive than BGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to NJF flights


Flight Hacking DXB to BGW

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 BGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manama (DXB > BAH > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $500
  • Average savings: $79 (13.64%)

See DXB to BEY flights

Hack #2: Beirut (DXB > BEY > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $26 (4.49%)

See DXB to BAH flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (DXB > SAW > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $6 (0.95%)

See DXB to SAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Azerbaijan Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, flydubai, Flynas, Gulf Air, Iraqi, MEA, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Al Muthana Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 866 miles or 1394 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to BGW flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Baghdad?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from DXB to BGW.


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 BGW
Destination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4


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