Flights from London Gatwick to Dubai

Our cheapest offers for flights from London Gatwick to Dubai

Here you can compare cheap flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dubai (DXB) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Dubai. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Gatwick to Dubai

Favourite airline: Turkish Airlines
34 % of flights on the route London Gatwick – Dubai are booked with Turkish Airlines.
Turkish Airlines
34 %
20 %
Qatar Airways
11 %
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
The cheapest day of departure is Wednesday. You can save up to 16 % when you fly on this day of the week.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 100 % cheaper.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 05min
15h 45min
21h 20min
Favourite connection: via Istanbul
Flights with a stopover in Istanbul are the most popular connection for this route.
1 stopover Istanbul
15h 55min, from £444
35 %
1 stopover Jeddah King Abdulaziz
15h 45min, from £399
25 %
1 stopover Doha
09h 25min, from £463
15 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Dubai

Fascinating Dubai

The fascinating city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to visit. It has spectacular architecture, boutique shopping malls, delicious cuisine and friendly people. Fashion and style sums up what Dubai is all about whatever time of year you decide to travel.

Dubai annual events

The cosmopolitan city of Dubai has an all year round sub tropical climate. The best time to travel is from the beginning of October to the end of April when temperatures hover between 25-35 degrees Centigrade. Temperature wise the summer months can be too hot often hitting 45 degrees C. To get a feel for the city why not travel in December so you can enjoy National Day on the 2nd? Islamic holiday days vary, ELD is the most important Islamic Festival marking the end of Ramadan (ninth month of the Islamic calendar). 

Preparing to travel to Dubai

British citizens can apply for a 30 day visa when arriving in Dubai. Note that there are fines for overstays. Make sure you visit your doctor to check if vaccines are up to date before leaving. During Ramadan, eating, drinking and smoking are forbidden in public places during the daytime. There are very strict regulations in place on drinking alcohol in the UAE. The cost of living in Dubai is certainly cheaper than in London with restaurant prices being on average around 45% less. While European imported goods are more expensive, locally manufactured electronics cost less than in the UK. When visiting souks, the local markets, remember to haggle. Dubai is three hours ahead of London, GST Gulf Standard Time, which is UTC/GMT+4.

Dubai info

At Dubai International Airport terminals 1 and 3, the red line metro stops every ten minutes while the green line stops at the airport Free zone, near to terminal 2. Both metros run Saturday - Thursday between 6am and 11pm, Fridays from 1pm until midnight. Approximate prices are 1 zone = 4 AED, 2 zones = 6AED and 3 zones = 8.50 AED. Travellers would do well to purchase a red ticket, which is cheap and valid for a maximum of ten journeys within 90 days. Buses stop at all terminals from 6am until 10pm, bus numbers are 4, 11, 15, 33 and 44. Regarding accommodation, budget accommodation in hotels is available from approximately 100 AED in hostels. You can find single hotel rooms costing about 800 AED. It's probably a good idea to book early especially during the peak season from September till May. There's no problem seeing Dubai's many attractions when travelling by public transport. A single ticket on the metro or bus will cost you 4 AED. Take the opportunity to use public transport so you can visit the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, Dubai Creek, Jumeirah Mosque and the awesome Dubai Mall. Taxi prices are certainly more expansive than public transport but still cost less than in the UK due to cheaper petrol prices.

Flight information: London Gatwick - Dubai

Outbound and return from £405.23
Flight duration min. 06:50 / max. 07:05
Return flight duration min. 07:50/ max. 08:00
Distance 5479 km
Flights per week 24
Departure airport Airport London Gatwick (LGW)
Arrival airport Airport Dubai (DXB)
Destination country Flights to United Arab Emirates
Popular destinations for onward travel
Flight destinations with a similar price