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Book your trip to arrive at Dubai International, Sharjah International, or Al Maktoum International. The distance between Cape Town and Dubai is 7651 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air Arabia, and British Airways. Cape Town and Dubai have 283 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Dubai, consider visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Burj Khalifa, and Abu Dhabi (island).

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Emirates on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cape Town to Dubai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
EmiratesUAEEKNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes
Air ArabiaABYG9No
British AirwaysBAWBAYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cape Town to Dubai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cape Town and Dubai takes around 9.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cape Town and Dubai?
The flight distance between Cape Town and Dubai is 7651 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cape Town and Dubai?
Several carriers operate flights between Cape Town and Dubai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Emirates.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, East London, London, Durban, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Harare, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Saint-Denis, Walvis Bay, Maputo, Gaborone, Arusha, Riyadh, Windhoek, Amsterdam, Dar es Salaam, George, Hoedspruit, Limpopo.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dubai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dubai and London, Mumbai, Manchester, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Singapore, Doha, Dublin, Bengaluru, Kochi, Angeles, Chennai, Reykjavik, Birmingham, Kozhikode, Muscat, Istanbul, Cairo, Pune.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
What airports are near Dubai?
The main airport in Dubai is Dubai International. It is also served by Abu Dhabi International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Al Ain International, Sohar, Khasab.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cape Town and Dubai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cape Town and Dubai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cape Town and Dubai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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