How to Get to Dubai from India

Dubai international airport is one of the biggest airports in the world and hosts many incoming flights from India each day. As the airport receives flights from all over the world it’s the busiest airport in UAE. If you are hear to find out how to get to Dubai from India then keep reading, as this guide has you covered.

There are many direct flights to Dubai from India. One can take a direct flight to Dubai International from India. Another option would be to fly into Sharjah International Airport which is extremely close to Dubai. From here, you can take a taxi to Dubai. Indian citizens have to first get a visa to go to Dubai.

Airports that Fly to Dubai from India

1. Delhi(DEL) to Dubai(DXB)

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Indira Gandhi is the major international aviation hub of india which is located in its capital city New Delhi. All international flights are operated from Terminal 3 of the airport.

The direct flights from Delhi to Dubai can be travelled in just 3hrs 50min. Currently, there are 26 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 147 flights take off from Delhi to Dubai every week.

However, there are also many connecting flights from Dubai to Delhi. We have 1 stop flights connecting via Colombo, Mumbai, Pune, Kathmandu, Muscat, Almaty, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur, London-Heathrow Apt, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul,Kuwait, Hong kong and Singapore. The list of 1 stop destinations to make your flight cheaper to Dubai is near endless.

Furthermore, there are some 2 stop flights also like Abu Dhabi/Cairo and Abu Dhabi/Muscat. The time of the connecting flight varies according to the destination.

Fare Cost from Indira Gandhi Airport to Dubai

The average minimum airfare for a Delhi to Dubai one way flight would be around 8,000 INR. The highest can go up to 650,000 INR depending on the route, booking time and availability. The fare also depends on the cabin class. Average adult fares can be seen in the table below.

 Cabin classOne-WayRound Trip
Economy8,383 INR16,842 INR
Business13,406 INR59,421 INR
First Class132,602 INR388,154 INR

2. Mumbai(BOM) to Dubai(DXB)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

The second busiest airport of India after Delhi is Chhatrapati Shivaji. There are many direct and indirect flights that fly to Dubai from here. Currently, there are 25 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 110 flights take off from Mumbai to Dubai every week.

You can choose the airline according to the time and the facilities offered by them. If you want to board the first Mumbai to Dubai flight, choose IndiGo, and the last flight for this route is Singapore Airlines.

The quickest time in which you can travel from Mumbai to Dubai is 3hrs 35mins. A much greater time is taken by connecting flights with 1 or 2 stops.

Fare Cost from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport to Dubai

The minimum average airfare for a Mumbai to Dubai flight is 7,800 INR which may creep higher depending on the route, booking time and availability.

It is recommended that you book a round-trip, if you are going for a visit, since it always works out to be more economical. The average individual prices can be seen below.

 Cabin classOne-WayRound Trip
 Economy11,098  INR16,377  INR
 Business74,158  INR 77,444  INR
 First Class157,863  INR207,986 INR

3. Kolkata(CCU) to Dubai(DXB)

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

One of the oldest airports of India. Currently there are 14 airlines operating between these two destinations and approximately 90 flights take off from Kolkata to Dubai every week. To board the first flight choose IndiGo, and the last flight for this route is Spicejet.

The minimum time taken to reach Dubai from Kolkata is 4hrs 45mins.

Fare Cost from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to Dubai

The lowest airfare from Kolkata to Dubai one-way is 8,309. The average price of flight of an individual adult fare are in the table below.

 Cabin classOne-WayRound Trip
Economy 9,001 INR19,184 INR
Business 50,231 INR 74,136 INR
First Class 167,067 INR 199,030 INR

4. Bengaluru(BLR) to Dubai(DXB)

Kempegowda International Airport

Located at Devanahalli, Karnataka, India is a focus city for Air India and SpiceJet airlines.Currently, there are 13 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 69 flights take off from Bangalore to Dubai every week.

3h 40min is the average flight time taken from Bengaluru to Dubai via a direct flight.

Fare Cost from Kempegowda to Dubai

The cheapest return price of flight from Bengaluru to Dubai is 16,569. Airfares may be higher depending on the route, booking time and availability. The average airfare of an individual adult are in the table below.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy 7,752 INR 18,596 INR
 Business 37,835 INR 67,780 INR
 First Class 145,067 INR 202,877 INR

5. Hyderabad(HYD) to Dubai(DXB)

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Currently, there are 22 airlines operating flights between Rajiv Gandhi Airport and Dubai. Approximately 83 flights take off from Hyderabad to Dubai every week.

The minimum time taken to reach dubai from hyderabad is 4hrs. Indirect flights take a much greater time but cost less than direct flights.

Fare Cost from Rajiv Gandhi to Dubai

The minimum average airfare for a Hyderabad to Dubai flight is 8,683 INR. It is recommended that you book a round-trip, since it always works out to be more economical. The average airfare of an individual adult are shown below.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy 9,976 INR 18,453 INR
 Business 43,052 INR 73,920 INR
 First Class 134,733 INR 198,833 INR

6. Chennai (MAA) to Dubai(DXB)

Chennai International Airport

Currently, there are 20 airlines operating flights between Chennai and Dubai. Approximately 139 flights take off from Chennai to Dubai every week.

To board the first Chennai to Dubai flight, choose Spicejet or Emirates, which departs at 00:05 The last flight for this route is Silkair, Singapore Airlines, departing at 23:15.

Non-Stop flight duration from MAA to DXB is 3 hours 55 minutes.

Fare Cost from Chennai Airport to Dubai

The minimum average airfare for a Chennai to Dubai flight is 8,258 INR. The fares change according to the availability, time and also upon cabin class. The average airfare of an individual adult are shown in the table below.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy 9,976 INR 18,453 INR
 Business 43,753 INR 98,580 INR
 First Class 144,752 INR 202,057 INR

7. Ahmedabad(AMD) to Dubai(DXB)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

The total distance between Sardar Vallabhbhai and Dubai is 1,769 kilometres. There are 3 direct flights from Ahmedabad to Dubai currently and 19 flights per week fly from AMD TO DXB.

2h 55min is the average flight time from Ahmedabad to Dubai.

Fare Cost from Ahmedabad to Dubai

The best price found for a flight from Ahmedabad to Dubai is 16,254 INR. This was found by aggregating across different carriers. The average airfare of an individual adult are shown below.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy  8,867 INR 18,691 INR
 Business 92,245 INR 127,478 INR
 First Class 151,101 INR  204,290 INR

8. Kochi(COK) to Dubai(DXB)

Cochin International Airport

Cochin International Airport is an international airport serving the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. Currently, there are 23 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 66 flights take off from Kochi to Dubai every week.

The average flight time to reach Dubai from Kochi is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Fare Cost from Cochin to Dubai

The minimum average airfare for a Kochi to Dubai flight is 7,211. The average airfare of an individual adult are shown below.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy 10,671 INR 18,771 INR
 Business 49,230 INR  91,838 INR
 First Class 126,109 INR  205,066 INR

9. Kozhikode(CCJ) to Dubai(DXB)

Calicut International Airport

Also known as Karipur Airport, this is an international airport which serves the Malabar region of Kozhikode and Malappuram in Kerala, India. Currently, there are 9 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 40 flights take off from Kozhikode to Dubai every week.

The travel duration between these cities in a non-stop flight is usually around 04h 05m.

Fare Cost from Calicut to Dubai

The minimum average airfare for a Kozhikode to Dubai flight is 6,993 INR. Comparing different airlines and websites gives you a clear idea about the prices. Below is a table of the average single fare cost.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy  17,657 INR  21,575 INR
 Business 48,840 INR  91,838 INR
 First Class 1,26,109 INR  2,05,066 INR

10. Thiruvananthapuram(TRV) to Dubai(DXB)

Trivandrum International Airport

Currently, there are 6 airlines operating flights between the two destinations and approximately 21 flights take off from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai every week.

To board the first Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai flight, choose Gulf Air, which departs at 06:00 The last flight for this route is Air Arabia, departing at 19:20

The average time taken to reach Dubai from Thiruvananthapuram is 4hrs 11mins.

The cheapest direct return flight between these two location is 15,143 INR.

 Cabin class One-Way Round Trip
 Economy 13,723 INR  24,437 INR
 Business 67,689 INR 89,298  INR
 First Class  nil  nil

Note:Currently there is no first class cabin flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai (2020).

List of airlines that fly to Dubai from India

Direct flights

Indirect Flights

  • Oman Air
  • Ethiopian Airlines flights
  • Flynas flights
  • Gulf Air
  • Cathay Pacific flights
  • Iraqi Airways
  • Saudia
  • Jazeera Airways
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Air Mauritius
  • Kuwait Airways 
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • Malaysia Airlines  
  • Mahan Air flights IranAir
  • Thai Airways                
  • Nepal Airlines

When is the Best Time to Visit Dubai

As Dubai is located in the desert you need to make sure to avoid the summer months and plan your trips mainly during the winter.

The weather is mostly sunny which makes Dubai an attractive tourist destination year round. The best time to visit Dubai is from November to February when you can experience the best of Dubai – the desert and outdoor activities to exciting events and live entertainment. As the weather is pleasant during this time.

This weather is ideal for tourists who want to explore outdoors as the weather is cool with bright winter sun. During this time Dubai is filled with joy with crowded tourists, live concerts, shopping festivals and exciting tours like dhow cruises and desert safaris. But during this time the rates of international hotels and airfare is higher than usual.

If you want to visit the beach and enjoy surfing then September and October are the best seasons. Summers are the best time to visit Dubai for backpackers and those with low budgets as the airfare is cheaper than usual and most things are discounted.

Conclusion

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