The cheapest times to fly from PHL to DXB are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and 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 PHL to DXB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1701 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $813 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $819 to $1323 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 $817. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1325. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $508 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to DXB flight.

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

PHL to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to DXB flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $131 (10%) 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 $984. Return trip prices are from the DXB to PHL 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 PHL 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 13 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Dublin (PHL > DUB > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $113 (11.37%)

See PHL to DUB flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $907
  • Average savings: $83 (8.39%)

See PHL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Zurich (PHL > ZRH > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $971
  • Average savings: $19 (1.87%)

See PHL to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Loganair, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6927 miles or 11148 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to DXB flight is about 13 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from PHL to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHL
Origination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

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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