The cheapest times to fly from ISU to DXB are

  • September 10th to March 18th (except the week of December 24th)

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 ISU to DXB is early October. Prices can be as high as $1080 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $379 for Sunday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Sulaymaniyah (ISU) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $382 to $916 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 $680. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $918. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $238 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $907 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ISU to DXB flight.

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

ISU to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ISU to DXB flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sulaymaniyah. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.61, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $380 (41%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $431. Return trip prices are from the DXB to ISU 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 ISU to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 39 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 ISU to DXB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) in Sharjah

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from DXB
  • Usually 1.43% less expensive than DXB
  • 1-layover flights available

See ISU to SHJ flights


Flight Hacking ISU 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 ISU to DXB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beirut (ISU > BEY > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $249 (27.47%)

See ISU to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ISU > IST > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $94 (10.37%)

See ISU to BEY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: atlasglobal, Azerbaijan Airlines, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, flydubai, Gulf Air, Iraqi, Kuwait Airways, MEA, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 929 miles or 1495 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ISU to DXB flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Sulaymaniyah and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from ISU to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ISU
Origination airport name Sulaymaniyah International Airport
City Sulaymaniyah
Country Iraq
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 45.3

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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