The cheapest times to fly from ORF to DXB are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of August 20th)

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 ORF to DXB is early November. Prices can be as high as $1967 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $878 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Norfolk, VA (ORF) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $902 to $1755 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $971. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1649. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $678 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORF to DXB flight.

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

ORF to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORF to DXB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Norfolk. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORF. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Norfolk. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $267 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1154. Return trip prices are from the DXB to ORF 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 ORF 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 13 hour 47 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ORF to DXB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in Abu Dhabi

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from DXB
  • Usually 5.80% less expensive than DXB
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORF to AUH flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ORF > BOS > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $348 (26.89%)

See ORF to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ORF > JFK > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $330 (25.5%)

See ORF to JFK flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (ORF > DCA > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $966
  • Average savings: $328 (25.35%)

See ORF to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7111 miles or 11444 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORF to DXB flight is about 13 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Norfolk, VA and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from ORF to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORF
Origination airport name Norfolk International Airport
City Norfolk, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.9
Longitude -76.2

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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