The cheapest times to fly from DXB to GRR are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 20th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, and November 26th)

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 GRR is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2147 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $930 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $1025 to $1649 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1025. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1740. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $715 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to GRR flight.

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

DXB to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to GRR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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. Fridays 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 $151 (11%) 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 $1183. Return trip prices are from the GRR 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 GRR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 47 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DXB to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 3.49% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 3.37% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to ORD flights

Destination alternative #3: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 3.25% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to MKE flights

Destination alternative #4: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 2.44% less expensive than GRR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to SBN flights

Destination alternative #5: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 0.16% less expensive than GRR
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to FNT flights


Flight Hacking DXB to GRR

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 GRR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (DXB > SVO > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $944
  • Average savings: $288 (23.38%)

See DXB to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DXB > JFK > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $202 (16.36%)

See DXB to SVO flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (DXB > IST > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $192 (15.58%)

See DXB to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7111 miles or 11444 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to GRR flight is about 13 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DXB to GRR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDXB
Origination airport nameDubai International Airport
Countrythe United Arab Emirates

Return Airport

Destination codeGRR
Destination airport nameGerald R. Ford International Airport
CityGrand Rapids, MI
Countrythe United States


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