The cheapest times to fly from MED to DXB are

  • January 15th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • June 4th to July 15th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 MED to DXB is mid October. Prices can be as high as $347 for Wednesday flights during mid August, or as low as $302 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Medina (MED) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $318 to $347 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 $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $29 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MED to DXB flight.

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

MED to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MED to DXB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Medina. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MED. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Medina. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $7 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $324. Return trip prices are from the DXB to MED 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 MED 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 45 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 MED to DXB while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from DXB
  • Usually 8.90% less expensive than DXB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MED to SHJ flights

Destination alternative #2: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in Abu Dhabi

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from DXB
  • Usually 0.61% less expensive than DXB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MED to AUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Airblue, Azerbaijan Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, flydubai, Flynas, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Oman Air, Pakistan, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Gulf, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 982 miles or 1580 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MED to DXB flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Medina and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 99 available flights from MED to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMED
Origination airport namePrince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia

Return Airport

Destination codeDXB
Destination airport nameDubai International Airport
Countrythe United Arab Emirates


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