The cheapest times to fly from DXB to SPI are

  • April 9th to May 13th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • November 5th to December 2nd
  • December 24th to March 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SPI is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2226 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $930 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Springfield, IL (SPI) will usually cost between $1243 to $1968 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $801 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1420 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to SPI flight.

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

DXB to SPI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to SPI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 Springfield, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $218 (14%) 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 $1391. Return trip prices are from the SPI 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 SPI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 19 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 SPI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 13.52% less expensive than SPI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to STL flights

Destination alternative #2: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 13.03% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to MLI flights

Destination alternative #3: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.70% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to PIA flights

Destination alternative #4: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.49% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to BMI flights


Flight Hacking DXB to SPI

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 SPI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (DXB > PVG > SPI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1249
  • Average savings: $172 (12.08%)

See DXB to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1267
  • Average savings: $154 (10.81%)

See DXB to PVG flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (DXB > FRA > SPI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1315
  • Average savings: $105 (7.39%)

See DXB to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Brunei, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7406 miles or 11919 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to SPI flight is about 14 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Springfield, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from DXB to SPI.


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 SPI
Destination airport name Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City Springfield, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -89.7


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