The cheapest times to fly from LEX to DXB are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 LEX to DXB is late January. Prices can be as high as $2035 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $999 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $1012 to $1507 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1021. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1712. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $690 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1261 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to DXB flight.

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

LEX to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to DXB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (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 $1188. Return trip prices are from the DXB to LEX 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 LEX to DXB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Washington, DC (LEX > DCA > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $289 (22.93%)

See LEX to DCA flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (LEX > IAD > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $271 (21.46%)

See LEX to IAD flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (LEX > BOS > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1022
  • Average savings: $239 (18.96%)

See LEX to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7352 miles or 11832 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to DXB flight is about 14 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LEX to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

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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