The cheapest times to fly from ELQ to DWC are

  • September 24th to February 18th (except the weeks of December 10th, January 8th, January 22nd, and February 5th)

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 ELQ to DWC is early October. Prices can be as high as $5686 for Wednesday flights during mid May, or as low as $3380 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Gassim (ELQ) to Jebel Ali (DWC) will usually cost between $3625 to $5686 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 $3652. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $4851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4463 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELQ to DWC flight.

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

ELQ to DWC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ELQ to DWC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Al Qassim. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $3.87, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Al Qassim. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $983 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3876. Return trip prices are from the DWC to ELQ 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 ELQ to DWC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 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 ELQ to DWC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from DWC
  • Usually 93.64% less expensive than DWC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ELQ to DXB flights

Destination alternative #2: Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) in Sharjah

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from DWC
  • Usually 91.96% less expensive than DWC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ELQ to SHJ flights


Flight Hacking ELQ to DWC

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 ELQ to DWC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ELQ > JFK > DWC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1848
  • Average savings: $2615 (58.59%)

See ELQ to IAD flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (ELQ > IAD > DWC)

  • Price for both tickets: $2144
  • Average savings: $2319 (51.96%)

See ELQ to JFK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (ELQ > LAX > DWC)

  • Price for both tickets: $2474
  • Average savings: $1990 (44.58%)

See ELQ to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ELQ to DWC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Saudia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport to Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 716 miles or 1152 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ELQ to DWC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELQ to DWC flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Gassim and Jebel Ali?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ELQ to DWC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ELQ
Origination airport name Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Gassim
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 43.8

Return Airport

Destination code DWC
Destination airport name Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport
City Jebel Ali
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.9
Longitude 55.2


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