The cheapest times to fly from KMG to DXB are

  • May 7th to June 24th
  • August 13th to December 31st (except the week of September 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 KMG to DXB is mid October. Prices can be as high as $971 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $402 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Kunming (KMG) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $469 to $802 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $638 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KMG to DXB flight.

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

KMG to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KMG to DXB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kunming. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Kunming. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (9%) 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 $548. Return trip prices are from the DXB to KMG 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 KMG to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $3 (0.39%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2947 miles or 4743 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KMG to DXB flight is about 6 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Kunming and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from KMG to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KMG
Origination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7

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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