The cheapest times to fly from SUX to DXB are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SUX to DXB is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $5957 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1156 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Sioux City, IA (SUX) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $1156 to $2320 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1156. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1584 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SUX to DXB flight.

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

SUX to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SUX to DXB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Sioux City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $250 (13%) 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 $1518. Return trip prices are from the DXB to SUX 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 SUX 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 14 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Houston, TX (SUX > IAH > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1094
  • Average savings: $490 (30.93%)

See SUX to IAH flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (SUX > DCA > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1135
  • Average savings: $449 (28.35%)

See SUX to DCA flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SUX > ORD > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $416 (26.23%)

See SUX to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7426 miles or 11951 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SUX to DXB flight is about 14 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Sioux City, IA and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SUX to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSUX
Origination airport nameSioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport
CitySioux City, IA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDXB
Destination airport nameDubai International Airport
Countrythe United Arab Emirates


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