Dubai flight FAQs
Which airports does British Airways fly to Dubai from?
We fly to Dubai from London Heathrow Terminal 5.
When's the best time to visit Dubai?
Dubai is warm all year round. October to March are great months to visit with temperatures at a comfortable 24°C to 28°C during the day and low humidity.
From April it starts to warm up with June, July and August seeing temperatures reach 40°C, but Dubai is built for the heat. With climate-controlled malls, hotels, transport and attractions this is still a great time to visit. You’ll also find accommodation prices are lower and there are fewer tourists during the summer months.
What are the best things to do in Dubai?
Sun worshippers are spoiled for choice, from family-friendly La Mer beach to Jumeirah’s world-famous white sands. Many of Dubai’s top resorts also provide awe-inspiring private beaches.
Both the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain are must-sees, whilst a day trip to the red desert dunes is a truly unforgettable experience by 4x4, quad bike or camel ride.
The Dubai Mall is a great day-out, showcasing everything from designer brands to ice skating and an aquarium. And when you need to cool off, head for the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark or even go skiing in the Mall of the Emirates.
When’s the cheapest time to fly to Dubai?
Dubai is a popular year-round destination so flight prices don't vary much between low and high season. Use our lowest fare finder and discover the cheapest flights to Dubai.
Why fly British Airways to Dubai?
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before departure, free hand baggage and a generous checked bag allowance. Onboard you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.