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Dubai Flights FAQ's
How many airports are there in Dubai?
There are two main international airports in the city of Dubai. If you fly in from London, it is likely you will be flying into Dubai International Airport (DXB).
How big is Dubai Airport?
Dubai Airport is a very big and busy airport, clocking in at a capacity of 90 million passengers every year (with plans to increase this capacity). In terms of actual size, it is thought to cover the same amount of space as just under 300 football fields.
Can you leave Dubai Airport during a layover?
It is possible to leave Dubai Airport during a layover. If you have a very long time to wait between flights, you can apply for a free transit visa for up to 48 hours, which means you can head out to explore the bright lights of the city. A second transit visa is available for up to 96 hours for a fee.
How long does it take to fly to Dubai from London?
A typical flight time from London to Dubai is around seven hours.
Do I need to get a visa to fly to Dubai Airport?
If you are connecting in the airport, you won't need to apply for a visa. If you are connecting but plan to exit the airport to explore Dubai, you will need to apply for a transit visa. If your final stop is Dubai, as a British citizen you simply need to head to immigration where you will be provided with a free 30-day visa.
How do I get from Dubai Airport to my hotel?
There is a metro available in Dubai, with trains that run from the airport to popular destinations around the city. However, if you have a lot of luggage, this might not be a comfortable option. We highly recommend booking an airport transfer before you jet off, so you can be whisked away to your hotel in a vehicle of your choice, for a hassle-free start to your holiday.
How far in advance should I book my flight to Dubai Airport?
If you're hoping to snap up some great deals on flights to Dubai, keep an eye on prices. The closer it gets to your holiday, the cheaper the flights are likely to be - however, they may go up in price if it is too close. Between eight and four weeks before your trip might prove to be a good time to nab some better deals.
Who flies to Dubai Airport?
The most popular airlines that fly direct to Dubai from London are Emirates and British Airways.
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