The cheapest times to fly from PDX to DXB are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 PDX to DXB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1800 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $940 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $958 to $1464 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $969. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1547. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $579 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to DXB flight.

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

PDX to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to DXB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $145 (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 $1170. Return trip prices are from the DXB to PDX 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 PDX to DXB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (PDX > SFO > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $960
  • Average savings: $275 (22.24%)

See PDX to SFO flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PDX > LAX > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $996
  • Average savings: $239 (19.33%)

See PDX to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (PDX > SJC > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1026
  • Average savings: $208 (16.86%)

See PDX to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7539 miles or 12133 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to DXB flight is about 14 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from PDX to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDX
Origination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6

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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