The cheapest times to fly from SAW to DXB are

  • September 3rd to March 18th (except the weeks of December 24th and January 1st)

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 SAW to DXB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $700 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $203 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Istanbul (SAW) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $220 to $671 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 $222. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $683. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $271 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAW to DXB flight.

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

SAW to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAW to DXB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $79 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $330. Return trip prices are from the DXB to SAW 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 SAW to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 18 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 SAW to DXB while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from DXB
  • Usually 12.36% less expensive than DXB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAW to SHJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Alitalia, Azerbaijan Airlines, Emirates, flydubai, Flynas, Jazeera, KLM, Kuwait Airways, MEA, Pegasus, Pobeda, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SalamAir, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1844 miles or 2968 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAW to DXB flight is about 4 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from SAW to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAW
Origination airport name Sabiha Gokcen Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 40.9
Longitude 29.3

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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