The cheapest times to fly from DXB to CTU are

  • February 12th to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 16th to September 30th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 CTU is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1282 for Friday flights during early May, or as low as $465 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $547 to $808 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $521. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $886. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $365 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $666 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to CTU flight.

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

DXB to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to CTU 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CTU, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chengdu, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $89 (13%) 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 $633. Return trip prices are from the CTU 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 CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air China, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Hainan, IndiGo, Kenya Airways, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2966 miles or 4773 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to CTU flight is about 6 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Chengdu?

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


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 CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9


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