The cheapest times to fly from XMN to DXB are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • October 15th to December 31st

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 XMN to DXB is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1136 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $408 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Dubai

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $500 to $935 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $526. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $610 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $695 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to DXB flight.

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

XMN to DXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to DXB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Xiamen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (4%) 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 $669. Return trip prices are from the DXB to XMN 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 XMN 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 7 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $568
  • Average savings: $128 (18.35%)

See XMN to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (XMN > HKG > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $81 (11.65%)

See XMN to MNL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (XMN > SIN > DXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $673
  • Average savings: $23 (3.24%)

See XMN to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, JAL, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Shandong, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3894 miles or 6267 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to DXB flight is about 7 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Dubai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from XMN to DXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XMN
Origination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1

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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