Cheap flights from Dubai to San Francisco

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The best prices from Dubai Intl to San Francisco are usually found in February or September, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Dubai (DXB) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to SFO flight in 2022: compare Dubai to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

DXB - SFO

Price

AED 975 - AED 1,683

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 112 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip fromAED 3,581From Dubai Intl to San Francisco
One-way fromAED 2,810One-way flight from Dubai Intl to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dubai to San Francisco?

Flights from Dubai to San Francisco are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Dubai to San Francisco, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from AED 4,624 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as AED 5,197.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai to San Francisco?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Dubai. Users have commonly found prices around AED 4,334 for the month, but tickets can be as low as AED 2,747. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to San Francisco (DXB - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Dubai to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Dubai to San Francisco in September, October 2022

The best prices found for DXB to SFO flights in September, October
23 Oct - 31 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

26h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 25m
AED 3,122

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

23 Oct - 31 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

26h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

29h 56m
AED 3,140

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

11 Oct - 26 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

22h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 55m
AED 3,438

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Dubai to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Dubai found for this year
24 Nov - 3 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 25m
AED 2,854

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

24 Nov - 3 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

44h 15m
AED 2,912

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

21 Nov - 16 Feb
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 20m
AED 2,945

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Cheap SWISS flights from Dubai to San Francisco

24 Nov - 3 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 25m
AED 2,854

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

23 Nov - 1 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 25m
AED 2,898

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

24 Nov - 3 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

44h 15m
AED 2,912

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Dubai to San Francisco

21 Nov - 16 Feb
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

34h 16m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

27h 00m
AED 3,004

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

22 Nov - 16 Feb
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 25m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

25h 30m
AED 3,056

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

21 Nov - 4 May
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

24h 35m
AED 3,100

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Direct flights to San Francisco from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to San Francisco direct flight deals
24 Oct - 31 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

15h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

15h 40m
AED 4,976

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

1 Feb - 8 Feb
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

15h 45m
AED 4,987

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

31 Oct - 4 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

15h 40m
AED 4,991

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Last-minute flights from Dubai to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Dubai, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 9 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

22h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 55m
AED 3,919

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

2 Oct - 9 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

31h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 30m
AED 4,014

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

2 Oct - 9 Oct
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

30h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

38h 30m
AED 4,032

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to San Francisco
5 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

37h 30m
AED 1,682

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

8 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

34h 25m
AED 1,902

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

3 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

34h 25m
AED 1,946

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dubai to San Francisco flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Dubai to San Francisco?

You will need to book a flight from Dubai Intl to San Francisco if you want to fly from Dubai to San Francisco. At least 15 different airlines have flights from Dubai Intl (DXB) to San Francisco (SFO) on a regular basis. There is 1 flight to San Francisco from the Dubai airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from DXB to SFO to be around 15h 50m.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Dubai Intl to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Dubai to San Francisco for under AED 2,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to San Francisco for under AED 2,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just AED 2,854, but on average you can expect to pay AED 3,012.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to San Francisco for under AED 5,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to San Francisco under AED 5,000. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to San Francisco is less than AED 5,178.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to San Francisco for under AED 4,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than AED 4,000.

How popular is this Dubai to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Dubai Intl to San Francisco was viewed by 463 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Dubai to San Francisco round-trip?

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at AED 2,854. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at AED 3,004 round trip. SWISS is currently priced 34% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Before booking your flight from Dubai to San Francisco, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air Canada, Air France or JetBlue.

What are the cheapest flights from Dubai to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Dubai to San Francisco? While on average our users pay AED 9,336, our data indicates the cheapest price to be AED 2,965. The most popular route (Dubai Intl - San Francisco), is priced around AED 3,063.

Other flights to San Francisco

Alternative routes for Dubai to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Dubai to Los Angelesfrom AED 3,567 pp
Dubai to San Diegofrom AED 4,262 pp
Dubai to Ontariofrom AED 4,455 pp
Dubai to San Josefrom AED 5,447 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Dubai to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air ChinaCheapestAED 1,588AverageAED 3,217FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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AeroflotCheapestAED 2,028AverageAED 3,872FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapestAED 2,594AverageAED 3,588FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestAED 2,627AverageAED 3,793FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapestAED 2,745AverageAED 3,830FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapestAED 2,819AverageAED 3,597FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapestAED 2,937AverageAED 3,906FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapestAED 3,071AverageAED 3,321FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapestAED 3,703AverageAED 5,327FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapestAED 3,739AverageAED 12,327FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Dubai to San Francisco

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Weekly flight availability from Dubai to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai to San Francisco
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