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The table displays fares for San Francisco to Dubai flight with multiple carriers. The cost of every plane ticket to Dubai from San Francisco is based on a recent trend. Fares are non-warranted and subject to change. Fares comprise base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee. Booking policy details available with Terms and Conditions.

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Compare the ticket cost for flights to Dubai from SFO or any other airport in and around the city under economy, premium economy, business or first class. Do your flight search and booking online or take assistance from our dedicated travel expert.  

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If this is your maiden visit to Dubai, our Dubai Travel Guide explaining the Do’s and Don’ts in Dubai would be helpful.

Airports in San Francisco

1. San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO, ICAO: KSFO) is an international airport.  Situated 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown San Francisco, California, near Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County, SFO is a major gateway to Europe and Asia. It has flights to all major cities in North America. SFO was rated as the seventh-busiest airport in the United States and the 24th-busiest in the world by passenger count.  Public transportation systems include BART Rapid Rail, Caltrain Commuter Rail, and SamTrans Public Bus Service.

2. Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (IATA: SJC, ICAO: KSJC) is a city-owned public airport in San Jose, California, United States. SJC is located three miles northwest of Downtown San Jose near the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880, and State Route 87. The airport is a focus city for Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

3. Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport (IATA: OAK, ICAO: KOAK) is an international airport in Oakland. A 10-mile drive to the south of Downtown Oakland takes you to Oakland International Airport (OAK). Besides handling flights connecting the domestic cities, it also handles international flights to Canada, Mexico, and Europe In 2017, 13,072,245 people traveled through OAK. Using public as well as private transportation means like BART Rapid Rail, taxis, limos, rental cars, shuttles and busses, you may easily commute to the airport.

Airports in Dubai

1. Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The airport ranks as the 3rd busiest airport by international passenger traffic after Atlanta GA, US (ATL) and Beijing, CN (PEK) airports, according to the passenger-traffic data released by the Airports Council International Report. A record 88 242 099 travelers enplaned and deplaned at the airport.

2. Al Maktoum International Airport

Al Maktoum International Airport (IATA: DWC, ICAO: OMDW), also known as Dubai World Centra, is an international airport in Jebel Ali, 37 kilometres (23 mi) southwest of Dubai. The airport opened on 27 June 2010 initially served the cargo carriers, but later witnessed passenger airlines like flydubai operating their flights.

Nonstop Flights from San Francisco to Dubai

Looking for the shortest flight route from San Francisco to Dubai? Take a look at the nonstop flight choices you have with different departure-arrival pairs.



Flights from SFO to DXB


Jetblue Airways

Flight from SJC to DXB

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Flight from OAK to DXB

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Flight from DCA to DWC

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If you agree to take a connecting flight, you will find more flights or airlines choices to complete your journey. A connecting flight may have its layover at SEA, JFK, or any other airport. Take note of the layover duration and the lounge facility.

How Long is the Flight from San Francisco to Dubai?

Flying to Dubai from San Francisco for the first time? Take a look at the distance and time between the departure and arrival airport pair is mentioned for your reference.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flights from SFO to DXB

8,103 miles/13041 km

16 hours 42 minutes

Flight from SJC to DXB

16 hours 44 minutes

16 hours 44 minutes

Flight from OAK to DXB

8,096 miles/13029 km

16 hours 41 minutes

Flight from DCA to DWC

7,072 miles/11381 km

14 hours 39 minutes

Note: The aircraft speed is assumed to be 500 miles per hour or 804.67 km per hour.

How to Book Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Dubai?

1. Be flexible with airlines

Nonstop and connecting both choices are with you. If you are flexible with airlines and airports, you have a good chance to find a bargain flight to Dubai from your departure city San Francisco. Weigh down the travel itinerary not just in terms of ticket value but service value – amenities, time spent, etc.

2. Be flexible with travel days

There is no doubt that weekend flights are costlier than that of weekday flights. If your travel plan allow you, be always ready to fly on a mid-weekday from Tuesday through Thursday to save big on your flight.

3. Be flexible with the travel dates

Some days tend to be busier than others. When you initiate a flight search, our flight booking engine pulls out exact date fares as well as a flexible date fare. The flexible date fare corresponds to a different date but the prices could be irresistible. If your travel plan doesn’t get affected, going with a flexible date fare is the best way to save money.

4. Go in low-season

Summer, the time between May and September, is the low season. The temperatures swing between 26°C (78.8°F) and 42°C (107.6°F). The city also witnesses gusts blowing with speed up to 24km/h (14.9mph), bringing with it sand and dust. The season comes up with some of the best flight deals, but don’t got lured and trapped into an extreme weather. Check Dubai weather forecast on our website before confirming your plane ticket to Dubai.

5. Fly with budget airlines

No budget carriers operate from San Francisco to Dubai. However, the full-service airlines offer economy and basic economy fares at a competitive rate. Check Dubai flight deals available with Cheapfaremart. While booking your SFO to DXB flight, OAK to DXB flight pay attention to their fare rules and airline’s baggage policy. Check our FAQs page to find answers to questions pertaining to your flight.

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