Cheap flights from Dubai to South Africa

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Dubai to South Africa, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from AED 1,998 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as AED 1,998.

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

March can be a great time to fly to South Africa from Dubai with a flight ticket averaging about AED 2,006. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as AED 1,362. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to South Africa (DXB - ZA)?

When flying from Dubai to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Dubai to South Africa in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DXB to South Africa flights in October, November
29 Nov - 4 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
AED 1,396

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

17 Nov - 24 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AED 1,403

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 24/10/21

7 Nov - 1 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
AED 1,432

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

Dubai to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Dubai found for this year
29 Nov - 4 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
AED 1,396

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

17 Nov - 24 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AED 1,403

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 24/10/21

7 Nov - 1 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
AED 1,432

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

Direct flights to South Africa from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to South Africa direct flight deals
17 Nov - 25 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

8h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

8h 15m
AED 1,785

Emirates

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Deal found 24/10/21

6 Dec - 22 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

8h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

8h 20m
AED 1,825

Emirates

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Deal found 26/10/21

29 Nov - 4 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

8h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

8h 20m
AED 1,862

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

Last-minute flights from Dubai to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Dubai, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 12 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
AED 1,487

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 24/10/21

5 Nov - 13 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AED 1,598

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

1 Nov - 11 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AED 1,623

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 24/10/21

One-way flights to South Africa from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to South Africa
21 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 30m
AED 1,142

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 26/10/21

27 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 00m
AED 1,150

Uganda Airlines

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Deal found 25/10/21

20 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 10m
AED 1,175

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 24/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dubai to South Africa flights.

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

Dubai Intl (DXB), located 10.9 km from the city centre, 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.

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

SAUDIA is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Dubai Intl to South Africa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to South Africa for under AED 1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just AED 1,396, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,513.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to South Africa under AED 1,800. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to South Africa is less than AED 1,946.

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

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

How popular is this Dubai to South Africa flight route?

This flight path from Dubai Intl to South Africa was viewed by 3,124 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 to fly from Dubai to South Africa one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Kenya Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as AED 1,142. Users have also found prices from AED 1,150 and AED 1,205 on Kenya Airways and Uganda Airlines, respectively.

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 most popular airlines that fly from Dubai to South Africa?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Dubai to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Dubai to South Africa is generally AED 3,367, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is AED 93. When looking at the most popular route, (Dubai Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay AED 1,719 for that flight.

Flights to South Africa from Dubai

Can I fly to South Africa from Dubai Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Dubai Intl to South Africa

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

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

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

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


Can I fly back to Dubai Intl from South Africa?

Returning to Dubai Intl from South Africa

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

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

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestAED 189
AverageAED 2,295
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestAED 198
AverageAED 3,311
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestAED 213
AverageAED 3,516
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestAED 1,145
AverageAED 1,817
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestAED 1,166
AverageAED 2,361
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
CheapestAED 1,458
AverageAED 1,787
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestAED 1,467
AverageAED 2,029
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Dubai to South Africa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai to South Africa
78%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
22%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM