The cheapest times to fly from DXB to CEB are

  • January 22nd to March 25th (except the week of February 26th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 21st and June 4th)
  • September 10th to November 25th

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 CEB is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $763 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $155 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Cebu City

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) will usually cost between $346 to $628 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $357. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $687. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $330 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $422 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to CEB flight.

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

DXB to CEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to CEB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. 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 $415. Return trip prices are from the CEB 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 CEB 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 DXB to CEB

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 CEB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $390
  • Average savings: $33 (7.7%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air India, Air New Zealand, Air-India Express, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from DXB to CEB.


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


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