The cheapest times to fly from DXB to XMN are

  • February 12th to March 11th
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to January 14th

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 XMN is late October. Prices can be as high as $1153 for Friday flights during late January and early February, or as low as $519 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Xiamen

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $546 to $1077 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $541. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January and early February, with an average price of $1040. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $499 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $791 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to XMN flight.

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

DXB to XMN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to XMN 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 $0.13, 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 Xiamen, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (4%) 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 $744. Return trip prices are from the XMN 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 XMN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 59 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 XMN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Waisha Airport (SWA) in Shantou

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 6.83% less expensive than XMN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to SWA flights


Flight Hacking DXB to XMN

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 XMN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $220 (27.81%)

See DXB to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (DXB > HKG > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $612
  • Average savings: $180 (22.69%)

See DXB to MNL flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (DXB > KUL > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $739
  • Average savings: $52 (6.57%)

See DXB to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, JAL, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Shandong, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3894 miles or 6267 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to XMN flight is about 7 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Xiamen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DXB to XMN.


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 XMN
Destination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1


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