The cheapest times to fly from DXB to LHR are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • October 1st to December 2nd

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 LHR is early June. Prices can be as high as $728 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $485 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $500 to $623 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $511. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $674. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $163 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $548 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to LHR flight.

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

DXB to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to LHR 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 $0.1, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (6%) 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 $536. Return trip prices are from the LHR 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 LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 8 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DXB to LHR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 1.28% less expensive than LHR
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to STN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 1.19% less expensive than LHR
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to LGW flights


Flight Hacking DXB to LHR

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 LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $13 (2.37%)

See DXB to PRG flights

Hack #2: Prague (DXB > PRG > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $537
  • Average savings: $11 (2.01%)

See DXB to OTP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Astana, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Croatia, CSA, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Eurowings, Finnair, flydubai, Gulf Air, Jazeera, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Pakistan, Pegasus, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, S7, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3416 miles or 5498 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to LHR flight is about 7 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 114 available flights from DXB to LHR.


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 LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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