The cheapest times to fly from SYD to DXB are

  • January 29th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, and April 30th)
  • October 1st to November 25th

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 SYD to DXB is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1458 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $659 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $724 to $1338 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $725. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1392. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $666 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $878 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to DXB flight.

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

SYD to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to DXB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SYD. Saturdays 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 $105 (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 $886. Return trip prices are from the DXB to SYD 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 SYD to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Manila (SYD > MNL > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $212 (24.15%)

See SYD to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (SYD > SIN > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $758
  • Average savings: $121 (13.72%)

See SYD to MNL flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (SYD > KUL > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $91 (10.31%)

See SYD to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Air-India Express, AirAsia, AirAsia X, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, IndiGo, JAL, Jetstar, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Royal Jordanian, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Thai Lion Mentari, Tigerair, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7482 miles or 12041 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to DXB flight is about 14 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from SYD to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSYD
Origination airport nameSydney International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDXB
Destination airport nameDubai International Airport
Countrythe United Arab Emirates


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