The cheapest times to fly from GLA to DXB are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 GLA to DXB is late September. Prices can be as high as $1117 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $386 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Glasgow (GLA) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $438 to $705 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $441. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $857. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $416 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $474 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GLA to DXB flight.

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

GLA to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GLA to DXB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Glasgow. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GLA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $90 (12%) 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 $481. Return trip prices are from the DXB to GLA 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 GLA to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking GLA to DXB

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 GLA to DXB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (GLA > DUB > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $1 (0.21%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air France, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3629 miles or 5840 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GLA to DXB flight is about 7 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Glasgow and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from GLA to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GLA
Origination airport name Glasgow Airport
City Glasgow
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 55.9
Longitude -4.4

Return Airport

Destination code DXB
Destination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4


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