Flights from San Francisco to Dubai

Selected fares from San Francisco to Dubai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $736
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $739
SFO DXB Wed, May 27 - Wed, Jun 17 $746
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $772
SFO DXB Sun, Jan 3 - Mon, Jan 11 $783
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $788
SFO DXB Mon, Oct 12 - Tue, Oct 27 $796
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $837
SFO DXB Sun, Jan 3 - Mon, Jan 11 $960
SFO DXB Wed, Oct 28 - Wed, Nov 4 $1,041
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $1,044
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $1,044
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $1,076
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $1,091
SFO DXB Fri, Sep 25 - Tue, Sep 29 $1,116
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $1,175
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $1,296
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $1,323
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $1,327
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 22 - Sat, Nov 28 $1,443
SFO DXB Mon, Aug 24 - Tue, Sep 1 $1,544
SFO DXB Wed, Aug 26 - Thu, Sep 3 $1,650
SFO DXB Wed, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 23 $1,671
SFO DXB Sun, Aug 23 - Mon, Aug 31 $1,769
SFO DXB Mon, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 11 $2,008
SFO DXB Thu, Nov 26 - Thu, Dec 10 $2,349
SFO DXB Sun, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 10 $3,784

San Francisco and Dubai airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to DXB

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Emirates, jetBlue
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Airports in Dubai , AE

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    Dubai International Airport (DXB)

    Distance from City Center: 7.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to DXB

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Emirates, jetBlue
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 20 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Delta Air Lines $1,185
Earn $11.85
Return Mon, Jun 22 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 6 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) United Airlines $750
Earn $7.50
Return Tue, Jun 16 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Delta Air Lines $775
Earn $7.75
Return Mon, Jun 8 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Emirates $1,664
Earn $16.64
Return Mon, Jul 20 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Emirates

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 20 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Lufthansa $797
Earn $7.97
Return Wed, Oct 14 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in July from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Lufthansa $1,421
Earn $14.21
Return Thu, Jul 23 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 20 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Lufthansa $897
Earn $8.97
Return Thu, Oct 29 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Dubai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 21 San Francisco (SFO) Dubai (DXB) Air France $1,326
Earn $13.26
Return Fri, Aug 28 Dubai (DXB) San Francisco (SFO) Air France
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Flights to Dubai

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Trips to Dubai

The city of Dubai possesses the largest population in the United Arab Emirates. Located on the coastline of the Persian Gulf, Dubai has become a popular destination for tourists from around the world. Using Orbitz.com, you can find cheap flights to Dubai year-round and fly into the Dubai International Airport to enjoy everything this international tourist attraction has to offer. The airport is used by more than 130 airlines, which arrive from more than 200 locations worldwide. The airlines operating out of Dubai include Aeroflot, Air India, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, British Airways and Air France. The airport is conveniently located only 2.5 miles from the city.

Transportation From Dubai International Airport

Taxis are the primary method for traveling from the airport to a final destination in Dubai. Dubai Transport taxis provide metered rides into the city starting at about $5.50, with the total cost depending on the destination. Hotels in the area also offer transportation from the airport for their guests. Buses run regular routes throughout the city, servicing most of the hotels within the city center, and an automated train runs at 10-minute intervals between all 10 stations in the city. If taking the train, you'll be limited to only two pieces of luggage.

The Weather in Dubai

Dubai enjoys a hot and arid climate throughout the year. During the summers, temperatures average between 80 degrees Fahrenheit at night and 108 degrees during the day. Winter provides some escape from the intense summer heat, with temperatures running between 57 degrees at night and 73 degrees in the daytime. Clothing during the summer should be very light and airy to handle both the heat and humidity of the city. During the winter, a light jacket may be required for colder nights.

Things to Do in Dubai

Dubai is a growing city and features a variety of events that attract a large number of tourists each year. The city prides itself on having some of the world's premiere attractions, such as the Dubai Airshow, which is held each year as one of the world's largest aerospace exhibitions. The Race to Dubai is the world's richest golf tournament, while the Dubai World Cup is the world's richest horserace. A large number of shops are also available, providing a place to enjoy your savings from the low fare on cheap flights to Dubai that you reserve through Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Dubai

    • 2 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Dubai today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 15h 40m.
    • jetBlue flight 5016 (4:45 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A380 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Dubai.
    • jetBlue flight 5016 (4:45 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A380 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Dubai.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Dubai (jetBlue flight 5016, Airbus Industrie A380 Passenger) takes 15h 40m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Dubai (jetBlue flight 5016, Airbus Industrie A380 Passenger) takes 15h 40m.
    • Flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Dubai International Airport (DXB) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Dubai on Wed, May 27, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Emirates AA6187/EK2 SFO 4:40 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 20hr 35min
American Airlines/Qantas AA6187/QF8002 SFO 4:40 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 20hr 35min
Iberia/Emirates IB4668/EK2 SFO 4:40 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 20hr 35min
Iberia/Qantas IB4668/QF8002 SFO 4:40 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 20hr 35min
Virgin Atlantic/Emirates VS20/EK2 SFO 5:50 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 19hr 25min
Virgin Atlantic/Qantas VS20/QF8002 SFO 5:50 PM DXB 12:15 AM 744/388 19hr 25min
American Airlines/Emirates AA6189/EK30 SFO 7:00 PM DXB 2:50 AM 744/388 20hr 50min
American Airlines/Qantas AA6189/QF8030 SFO 7:00 PM DXB 2:50 AM 744/388 20hr 50min
Iberia/Emirates IB4670/EK30 SFO 7:00 PM DXB 2:50 AM 744/388 20hr 50min
Iberia/Qantas IB4670/QF8030 SFO 7:00 PM DXB 2:50 AM 744/388 20hr 50min
Lufthansa/Emirates LH9379/EK30 SFO 7:35 PM DXB 2:50 AM 777/388 20hr 15min
Lufthansa/Qantas LH9379/QF8030 SFO 7:35 PM DXB 2:50 AM 777/388 20hr 15min
United Airlines/Emirates UA930/EK30 SFO 7:35 PM DXB 2:50 AM 777/388 20hr 15min