The cheapest times to fly from DXB to CTA are

  • January 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of January 29th and February 19th)
  • April 30th to July 15th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th, October 22nd, and November 19th)

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 CTA is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1348 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $517 for Monday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Catania

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Catania (CTA) will usually cost between $526 to $775 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $541. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $874. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $333 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $607 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to CTA flight.

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

DXB to CTA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to CTA 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CTA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. 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 $107 (15%) 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 $563. Return trip prices are from the CTA 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 CTA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB to CTA

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 CTA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bucharest (DXB > OTP > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $584
  • Average savings: $24 (3.87%)

See DXB to FCO flights

Hack #2: Rome (DXB > FCO > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $596
  • Average savings: $11 (1.81%)

See DXB to OTP flights

Hack #3: Milan (DXB > MXP > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $1 (0.16%)

See DXB to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Eurowings, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Pegasus, Pobeda, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Catania-Fontanarossa Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2501 miles or 4025 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to CTA flight is about 5 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Catania?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from DXB to CTA.


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 CTA
Destination airport name Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
City Catania
Country Italy
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 15.1


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