Now one can take flights from Dubai International Airport to various cities within the UAE as well as international destinations. Find the best dates and rates for cheap flights from Dubai right here on Skyscanner.
Flights from Dubai:
- The indefatigable Dubai is an emotive alchemy of deep-rooted traditions and ultramodern vision enveloped in mystic desert splendour. The largest city in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, aptly nicknamed the ‘City of Gold’, has grown from a former sleepy seaport to one of the greatest commercial and glamourous cities within a short span of time. Today, Dubai is the most expensive city in the Middle East. The city is recognized world over for its inimitable skyline, in particular the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world. Dubai is also one of the top retail haunts across the globe and is a bustling microcosm of culture, music, fashion and real estate.
- Dubai International Airport serves Dubai and the surrounding areas and is a hub for Emirates, Qantas (ending soon), the low-cost carrier flydubai, and FedEx Express. In fact, the Emirates hub at Dubai International Airport is the largest in the world. The airport is located in the Al Garhoud district of Dubai, around 14 km northeast of Downtown Dubai in the Dubai Airport Free Zone. The airport has 3 passenger terminals, wherein Terminal 3 is the largest in the world in terms of area. Dubai International Airport is the busiest in the entire world in terms of numbers of international passengers.
- Al Maktoum International Airport is located in the port town of Jebel Ali, around 50 km southwest of Downtown Dubai. It is part of the planned logistics, commercial and residential complex of Dubai World Central, and serves the region of Dubai. The airport is a hub for the low-cost carrier flydubai and Emirates SkyCargo. Currently, only a handful of low-cost carriers operate passenger services out of Al Maktoum International. When completed, Al Maktoum aims to be the world’s biggest airport.
- Dubai International Airport is connected to the city via the metro, buses, taxis and private cars. Al Maktoum International Airport is connected to Dubai via buses, metros, general taxis, and private cars.
Flights from Dubai to UAE’s cities:
Currently, Ras Al Khaimah is the only destination in the UAE connected to Dubai International Airport by a direct flight. Al Maktoum Airport isn’t connected to any domestic destinations within the UAE.
Flights from Dubai to international cities:
Dubai International Airport is connected to more than 270 destinations across all six inhabited continents. Al Maktoum International operates charter flights to Asia, Eastern Europe, and some Middle Eastern countries, as well as regular flights to Aqaba, Sofia, Katowice, Cluj-Napoca, Budapest and Bucharest.
Airlines that fly out from Dubai:
There are 87 airlines in total that operate scheduled flights out of Dubai International Airport. There are 6 airlines that operate scheduled and charter (seasonal) flights out of Al Maktoum International Airport. See entire list for both airports here.
Things to do in Dubai
There are tons of things to be experienced and places to be seen in Dubai. The list is long – Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Creek, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Mosque, Grand Mosque, Dolphinarium, Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Saeed Al Maktoum House, etc. See the places to see and top things to do in Dubai. Also check out the best time to visit the glittering desert city.
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Information and data provided on this page is correct as of January 19th, 2018.
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