The cheapest times to fly from DXB to JNB are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 14th to December 9th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 30th, and August 13th)

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 JNB is early October. Prices can be as high as $506 for Monday flights during early May, or as low as $435 for Saturday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $451 to $506 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $501. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $50 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $500 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to JNB flight.

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

DXB to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to JNB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Johannesburg, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $474. Return trip prices are from the JNB 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 JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 9 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air Mauritius, Air Seychelles, ASKY, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, LAM, MEA, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, RwandAir, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3984 miles or 6412 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to JNB flight is about 8 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from DXB to JNB.


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 JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.