Cheap flights from Dubai to South Africa

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Dubai (DXB) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to JNB flight in 2021: compare Dubai to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Dubai to South Africa?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 5% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Dubai to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as AED 1,998, or AED 1,998 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai to South Africa?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Dubai. Prices for March average AED 2,006 per person but you can even find prices for as low as AED 1,363. 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

Cheap flights from Dubai to South Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for DXB to South Africa flights in April, May
19 May - 27 May
AED 1,627pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
9 May - 26 May
AED 1,634pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
26 May - 29 May
AED 1,700pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Dubai found for this year
23 Jun - 11 Jul
AED 1,594pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
19 May - 27 May
AED 1,627pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
9 May - 26 May
AED 1,634pp
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 South Africa from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to South Africa direct flight deals
24 May - 23 Jun
AED 3,276pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
24 Jun - 12 Jul
AED 3,357pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
3 Jun - 23 Jun
AED 3,408pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Dubai, departing today and this week
28 Apr - 7 May
AED 2,262pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Apr - 12 May
AED 2,266pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
1 May - 8 May
AED 2,303pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to South Africa
15:00 - 03:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
14h 10m
DXB - JNB
Egypt Air
AED 1,348
02:55 - 06:55
Kenya Airways
1 stop
30h 00m
DXB - JNB
Kenya Airways
AED 1,356
Kiwi.com
13:10 - 23:55
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
12h 45m
DXB - JNB
Ethiopian Air
AED 1,422

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to South Africa

What airport do you fly from for flights from Dubai to South Africa?

Dubai Intl (DXB), located 10.9 km from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Dubai to South Africa.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Dubai Intl to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Ethiopian Air, South African, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Ethiopian Air with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Dubai to South Africa for under AED 1,836 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to South Africa for under AED 1,836. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just AED 1,594, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,888.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to South Africa for under AED 3,305 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to South Africa under AED 3,305. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to South Africa is less than AED 3,526.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to South Africa for under AED 2,571?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than AED 2,571.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,550 users have taken a look at flights from Dubai Intl to South Africa.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Dubai to South Africa are Major Airline, Emirates and Ethiopian Air. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Dubai to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from Dubai to South Africa, consider Dubai Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Dubai Intl - Sun City Pilansberg or Dubai Intl - Cape Town Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Dubai to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Dubai to South Africa is AED 93. On average you can expect to pay AED 3,368. The most popular route, (Dubai Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for AED 1,874.

How long does is the flight from Dubai to South Africa?

A quick flight from Dubai to South Africa can take about 10h 40m. Ethiopian Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as AED 1,881. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Dubai to South Africa return?

Kenya Airways, at AED 1,594, was found to be the cheapest airline from Dubai to South Africa.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Ethiopian Air and RwandAir.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Egypt Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at AED 919. Kenya Airways flights start at AED 1,106 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at AED 1,345 one-way.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Dubai to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai to South Africa 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
Egypt Air
AED 397 AED 487 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
AED 312 AED 495 No cancel fee 86%
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RwandAir
AED 399 AED 552 No cancel fee N/A

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Kenya Airways
AED 51 AED 625 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
AED 317 AED 643 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
AED 54 AED 901 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
AED 58 AED 957 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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