Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Dubai (from: New York City)

The average price to go to Dubai from New York City airport is $ 1090 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 923 (in october) and $ 1389 (in december), which is a saving of $ 167 or a surplus of $ 300 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $925 to $980 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a monday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Dubai before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your New York City-Dubai plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 64747 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Dubai from New York City and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in october, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 923, saving $ 167 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1090). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 1389).

Flight New York City-Dubai: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 975 $ 1139 fair price
February$ 899 $ 1037 good price
March$ 891 $ 982 good price
April$ 896 $ 995 good price
May$ 896 $ 995 good price
June$ 1061 $ 1203 fair price
July$ 1082 $ 1241 fair price
August$ 1053 $ 1251 fair price
September$ 839 $ 935 good price
October$ 844 $ 923 very good price
November$ 892 $ 974 good price
December$ 1105 $ 1389 very high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from New York City to Dubai

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Dubai range from $598 to $1524. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $599 to $653), 1% at the maximum price (from $1469 to $1524). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $925 to $980 (15% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Dubai flight

There are 8 companies that serve New York City from Dubai airport: Emirates, United, Saudia, Kuwait Airways, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Qatar Airways and Delta.

Data analysis:

Of the 64747 flights analyzed in previous years, Emirates was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (66% of the time) on the New York City->Dubai route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the New York City-Dubai flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 310 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Dubai flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $21. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $44.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Dubai to New York City departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $29. Conversely, departing from Dubai on a sunday may cost you an additional $52.


Top prices New York City-Dubai

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Dubai11-09 to 15-09-2024$ 571 
New York City → Dubai17-10 to 30-10-2024$ 485 
New York City → Dubai18-11 to 26-11-2024$ 586 
New York City → Dubai20-01 to 27-01-2025$ 582 
New York City → Dubai01-04 to 15-04-2025$ 506 
New York City → Dubai08-04 to 25-04-2025$ 552 
New York City → Dubai22-04 to 29-04-2025$ 485 
New York City → Dubai23-04 to 30-04-2025$ 529 
New York City → Dubai07-05 to 28-05-2025$ 552 
New York City → Dubai09-05 to 23-05-2025$ 575 


When to book your flight New York City - Dubai to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a New York City-Dubai flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a monday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Dubai, it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1021 $, which is a saving of 69 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (162 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City to Dubai flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1037 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1101), 1 to 2 months ($ 1101), 4 to 5 months ($ 1105), 6 to 7 months ($ 1127), 11 to 12 months ($ 1068)

February

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 936 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 981), 2 to 3 months ($ 951), 3 to 4 months ($ 1006), 4 to 5 months ($ 1008), 5 to 6 months ($ 972), 6 to 7 months ($ 948), 8 to 9 months ($ 1024), 9 to 10 months ($ 996), 10 to 11 months ($ 998), 11 to 12 months ($ 940)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 926 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 947), 3 to 4 months ($ 955), 6 to 7 months ($ 971), 7 to 8 months ($ 940), 8 to 9 months ($ 931), 9 to 10 months ($ 970)

April

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 925 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 975), 2 to 3 months ($ 949), 3 to 4 months ($ 934), 4 to 5 months ($ 962), 7 to 8 months ($ 948), 9 to 10 months ($ 929)

May

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 924 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 971), 3 to 4 months ($ 944), 4 to 5 months ($ 950), 5 to 6 months ($ 947), 6 to 7 months ($ 950), 7 to 8 months ($ 972), 8 to 9 months ($ 951), 10 to 11 months ($ 941)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1044 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1167), 5 to 6 months ($ 1057), 7 to 8 months ($ 1084), 8 to 9 months ($ 1143), 9 to 10 months ($ 1119), 10 to 11 months ($ 1065), 11 to 12 months ($ 1183)

July

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1097 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 1138), 6 to 7 months ($ 1127), 8 to 9 months ($ 1214), 10 to 11 months ($ 1164), 11 to 12 months ($ 1138)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1090 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1202), 5 to 6 months ($ 1169), 6 to 7 months ($ 1145), 7 to 8 months ($ 1101), 9 to 10 months ($ 1167), 10 to 11 months ($ 1177), 11 to 12 months ($ 1106)

September

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 862 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 914), 6 to 7 months ($ 930), 7 to 8 months ($ 911), 9 to 10 months ($ 878)

October

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 867 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 889), 3 to 4 months ($ 891), 4 to 5 months ($ 921), 7 to 8 months ($ 919), 8 to 9 months ($ 903), 10 to 11 months ($ 895)

November

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 924 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 972), 4 to 5 months ($ 951), 5 to 6 months ($ 962), 6 to 7 months ($ 954), 9 to 10 months ($ 930), 10 to 11 months ($ 967), 11 to 12 months ($ 953)

December

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1271 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 1315), 6 to 7 months ($ 1321), 7 to 8 months ($ 1345), 8 to 9 months ($ 1302), 9 to 10 months ($ 1337), 10 to 11 months ($ 1379)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, monday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Dubai are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a monday, you will save $13. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $12 more.



New York City to Dubai: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1271
$984 to $1480
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August 2024$ 1344
$758 to $2094
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September 2024$ 897
$564 to $1196
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October 2024$ 910
$485 to $1020
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November 2024$ 913
$586 to $1054
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December 2024$ 1430
$670 to $2304
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January 2025$ 1141
$582 to $1858
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February 2025$ 1000
$916 to $1220
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March 2025$ 899
$529 to $1103
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April 2025$ 881
$485 to $1121
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May 2025$ 906
$529 to $1230
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June 2025$ 1158
$1041 to $1331
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, september, october, november, february, march, april, may and june are cheaper to travel to Dubai. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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