Cheap flights from Dubai to Johannesburg

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The best prices from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg are usually found in March or February, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Dubai (DXB) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to JNB flight in 2021: compare Dubai to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
DXB - ZA1
Price
AED 423 - AED 818
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 1,553

From Dubai Intl to Johannesburg

One-way from

AED 1,205

One-way flight from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to Johannesburg (DXB - ZA1)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 41% on flights from Dubai to Johannesburg by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dubai to Johannesburg?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Dubai to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at AED 1,998. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from AED 1,998.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai to Johannesburg?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Dubai. Prices for March average AED 2,006 per person but you can even find prices for as low as AED 1,362. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a March flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in March

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dubai to Johannesburg?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Johannesburg. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Johannesburg in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DXB to JNB flights in October, November
23 Oct - 11 Nov
AED 1,399pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
17 Nov - 24 Nov
AED 1,403pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
8 Nov - 14 Nov
AED 1,447pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai Intl to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Dubai found for this year
23 Oct - 11 Nov
AED 1,399pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
17 Nov - 24 Nov
AED 1,403pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
8 Nov - 14 Nov
AED 1,447pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to Johannesburg direct flight deals
20 Nov - 28 Nov
AED 1,781pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
17 Nov - 25 Nov
AED 1,785pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
7 Nov - 14 Nov
AED 1,796pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Dubai, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 10 Nov
AED 1,487pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
31 Oct - 4 Nov
AED 1,719pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
31 Oct - 10 Nov
AED 1,737pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to Johannesburg
11:20 - 02:05
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 45m
DXB - JNB
Egypt Air
AED 1,205
Supersaver
02:55 - 20:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
19h 20m
DXB - JNB
Kenya Airways
AED 1,256
Travelgenio
13:15 - 15:15
Air Seychelles
1 stop
28h 00m
DXB - JNB
Air Seychelles
AED 1,285
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Dubai to Johannesburg?

For a flight from Dubai to Johannesburg, you will be flying from Dubai Intl. Dubai Intl (DXB) is just 10.9 km from the centre of the city. Dubai Intl is the only Dubai airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Johannesburg per day. 7 airlines have flights to Johannesburg from Dubai Intl on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Air, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on SAUDIA to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Dubai to Johannesburg for under AED 1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Johannesburg for under AED 1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just AED 1,399, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,645.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to Johannesburg for under AED 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Johannesburg under AED 1,800. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Johannesburg is less than AED 2,013.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Johannesburg for under AED 1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,500.

How popular is this Dubai to Johannesburg flight route?

Flights from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg have been viewed 3,124 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Dubai to Johannesburg return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dubai to Johannesburg from AED 1,399 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Ethiopian Air, from AED 1,704, and Emirates, from AED 1,785. Kenya Airways is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dubai to Johannesburg one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as AED 1,175. However, be on the lookout for offers from Uganda Airlines and Egypt Air, as they are both options that can get you from Dubai to Johannesburg for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Dubai to Johannesburg?

The cheapest flight price from Dubai to Johannesburg is AED 93. On average you can expect to pay AED 3,367. The most popular route, (Dubai Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for AED 1,719.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dubai to Johannesburg?

When booking a flight from Dubai to Johannesburg, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, Emirates or Ethiopian Air as they are the most popular for this route.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Dubai?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Dubai Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Dubai from Johannesburg?

Returning to Dubai Intl from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dubai Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

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Alternative routes for Dubai to Johannesburg

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dubai to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = R4.04
Flight duration from DXB to Johannesburg
8h 17m
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
AED 198 AED 2,879 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
AED 213 AED 2,928 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SAUDIA
AED 1,145 AED 1,817 No cancel fee 86%
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Ethiopian Air
AED 1,166 AED 1,830 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
AED 1,422 AED 1,767 No cancel fee 82%
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Egypt Air
AED 1,458 AED 1,787 No cancel fee N/A
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RwandAir
AED 1,467 AED 1,765 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Dubai to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai towards Johannesburg.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 54% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 46% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dubai to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai to Johannesburg.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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