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Flights London to Dubai

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  • Fly to Dubai from £216
Flight TimeFlights from London and Dubai take around 8 h and 30 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flightThe cheapest price available for flights from London to Dubai that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of DepartureHeathrow is from where you'll depart for flights from London to Dubai
Airport of ArrivalOutbound flights from London to Dubai arrive at Dubai International Airport

Last minute flights to Dubai

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Departure Sat, 31 Jul Return Sun, 08 Aug
LON London
DXB Dubai
return from £216
Departure Fri, 20 Aug Return Mon, 23 Aug
LON London
DXB Dubai
return from £268
Route information
Dubai is an opulent metropolis and major business and cultural hub, gleaming amid the Arabian sands.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.1 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 29 July 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Dubai are 65% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Dubai is 54% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Dubai is 21% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 25% more expensive in Dubai than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
K Distance: 3405 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

Whatever you think you know about London, you will find there is more to be discovered; from raucous pubs to boutique shopping, magnificent palaces and parks, it's little surprise that an endless surge of countless visitors pass through its airports each year. Heathrow is the largest airport with five terminals and is one of the busiest airports in the world, used by over 80 airlines that fly to over 185 destinations in 84 countries worldwide. Flights from London to Dubai are one of the most popular routes. Flights to Dubai also run from Gatwick, Stansted and London City airports. London City is the smallest with only one runway.

Travel to London airport

Flight time from London to Dubai is around seven hours, if it's a direct flight. Flights usually operate between London and Dubai from either London Heathrow (west), Gatwick (south), Stansted (north east) or London City (city centre). Public transport by train is quick and easy from the city centre to all four airports. For Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station (15-20 minutes) or the Piccadilly Line (about 40 minutes). For Gatwick, take the Gatwick Express or local Thameslink services from London Victoria (around 30-40 minutes). For Stansted, there is a direct train from Liverpool Street station (about 40 minutes). London City, in the centre of the city, is linked by the DLR.

Arriving in Dubai

Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities of the 21st century, a dynamic playground and glamorous gateway between eastern and western cultures; offering top class dining options, exclusive nightlife, dazzling malls and white sandy beaches. Nowhere else in the world can you start the day with a round of golf, follow it with an exhilarating 4-wheel adventure ride through the Arabian desert dunes and then cap it off by hurtling down the snowy slopes of Dubai's indoor ski resort in the Mall of the Emirates. Traditional Arabian culture is still present in the bustling souks selling textiles and gold, on desert safaris and at camel racing events at the Dubai Racecourse.

Travelling to the city centre

There are two airports operating flights from London to Dubai, Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport. Currently most flights arrive into Dubai International Airport. The metro runs frequently from Terminals 1 and 3, with no service after midnight or Friday mornings. Regular bus services leave from Terminal 1, 2 and 3 and a 24-hour shuttle bus service runs between terminals 1 and 3. Taxis are the most popular way to travel to the city. If you are travelling from Maktoum International Airport, the nearest metro station is at the Ibn Battuta Mall, connected with the airport by the F55 bus or taxi. You can also take the F55A to Satwa Bus Station.

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Is Dubai more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Dubai costs an average of 2.37 GBP euros, 21% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 65% less in Dubai: 0.99 GBP euros against 2.80 GBP euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 6.92 GBP euros in Dubai, 54% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 25% more expensive in Dubai, with an average of 3.68 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 2.95 GBP.
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When would be the best time to travel from London to Dubai?
A great time of the year to visit Dubai from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, July is the best month to fly to  Dubai from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by December and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, September and May are the months with fewer searches for London -  Dubai.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Dubai?
Flight duration from London to Dubai is around 08:30 hours on average, at an average distance of 6,317 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
From which airports can you fly from London to Dubai?
The main route from London to Dubai is: Stansted (STN) to Dubai International Airport (DXB). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Emirates.
  • You can also find London - Dubai flights between Gatwick (LGW) to Dubai International Airport (DXB) which are flown by the following airline(s): Emirates.
  • Qantas Airways.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Dubai are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Dubai are:
  • Pegasus Airlines, stopping in Istanbul for 60 minutes at least.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 75 minutes stop in Istanbul.
  • Egyptair, with 65 minutes scale in Cairo.

Dubai International Airport - Latest customers reviews

5.0 /5
Reviews: 1
5.0 /5
Date 2018-11-07 Age 51-70 Location UK

excellent no queueing used e gates.

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