The cheapest times to fly from DXB to KMG are

  • February 19th to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • July 16th to September 30th
  • October 15th to December 31st (except the week of December 17th)

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 KMG is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1000 for Friday flights during late January and early February, or as low as $500 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $579 to $879 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $544. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January and early February, with an average price of $917. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $373 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $740 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to KMG flight.

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

DXB to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to KMG 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 $0.16, 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 to Kunming, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (9%) 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 $708. Return trip prices are from the KMG 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 KMG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB to KMG

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 KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $143 (19.27%)

See DXB to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (DXB > KUL > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $77 (10.34%)

See DXB to MNL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (DXB > BKK > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $693
  • Average savings: $47 (6.32%)

See DXB to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2947 miles or 4743 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to KMG flight is about 6 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Kunming?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from DXB to KMG.


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 KMG
Destination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7


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