Arriving in Dubai

Book your flights to Dubai with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy the exciting local fusion of tourist paradise and commercial hub.

Plan Your Dubai Holiday

The reasons to travel to Dubai are myriad and focus on primarily commerce and relaxation. People come for the desert, the extravagant collection of shopping malls, the souks, the golden beaches, the museums, the contemporary attractions and for Dubai’s reputation as “place to do business” in the Arabian Gulf. In 2010 Dubai was the 7th most visited city in the world.

The climate in Dubai is a subtropical desert with scattered humidity throughout the year. During the off-peak season, especially in July and August, temperatures swell and at times can exceed 45 degrees. Travellers seeking cheap hotels in Dubai should attempt to arrive during the off-peak season, but should be prepared for very warm temperatures. If you wish to experience the full range of diverse activities that are available, we recommend that you book your tickets to Dubai as soon as you can and travel in the peak season. We additionally advise that you consult our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Dubai all year-round.

Arrive in Dubai in just 45 minutes!

While we don’t fly direct to Dubai, getting there is quick and simple with our complimentary coach service from Abu Dhabi available to all Etihad Airways guests. If you are flying Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class, you can either use our luxury Etihad Express coaches or book a chauffeur to take you to Dubai, absolutely free.

Flying from Johannesburg

Book your flights from Johannesburg to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the best comfort available over the African skies.

Major Airports in Johannesburg

Johannesburg’s major airport is the OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) located in the outskirts of the city. The airport is the largest in South Africa receiving flights from all corners of the globe clearing approximately 17 million passengers annually. Most domestic flights to and from favourite destinations within the country also use this airport.

Airport Transportation in Johannesburg

The airport’s location makes it easy for passengers to connect to their accommodation and back. There are several options with a train to OR Tambo International Airport connecting to the Sandton area and Pretoria. The train station is located between terminus A and B on the airports upper level. A taxi to OR Tambo International Airport is also available from anywhere in the city centre. A bus to OR Tambo International Airport from the city centre takes just a short time and so is the ride in a taxi to OR Tambo International Airport. Taxis are more convenient if you know your way around or are travelling in the company of a local.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Johannesburg to Dubai on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
jnbtkt@etihad.ae
8:30am - 5pm (Mon to Fri) closed Sat,Sun & Public Holidays
Capetown
0861-384423 (Johannesburg)

Etihad Offices in United Arab Emirates

Madinat Zayed
Ahmed Jumaa Al Za-aabee Bldg, Muroor Road
Opposite Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre
Ground Floor
+971 2 6177754
9 am - 9 pm (Sat - Thu)
Etihad Airways, Head Office - Abu Dhabi, UAE
P.O.Box 35566
Head Office, Khalifa City A
+971 2 511 0000
Abu Dhabi Mall
Etihad Airways
Ground Floor, East Tower
Abu Dhabi Mall
+971 2 644 4490
9 am-9 pm (Sat-Thu)
Armed Forces Officers Club
Armed Forces Officers Club
+971 2 4415226
9am-2pm and 5pm-8pm (Sat-Thu)
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Shk Tanoon Building, Zayed Bin Sultan Street
P.O. Box: 15555
+971 3 766 6100
aantkt@etihad.ae
09 am - 08 pm (Sat-Thu)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chelsea Tower Apartment Building (Near Mashreq Bank)
Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O.Box 72522
N/A as the calls are transferred to the Global Call Center
dubaitkt@etihad.ae
9 am - 8 pm (Sat-Thu)
Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi Mall
Ground Floor
East Tower
Abu Dhabi Mall
+971 2 644 4490
ffang@etihad.ae
9 am - 9 pm (Sat - Thu)
Etihad Holidays shop, Al Wahda Mall
Al Wahda Mall
1st floor
Next to Dome Café
+971 2 443 7389
10 am - 10 pm (Sat - Fri)
Etihad Holidays shop, Marina Mall
Marina Mall
1st floor,
Snow Dome area
+971 2 617 0125
10 am - 10 pm (Sat - Fri)
Etihad Holidays shop, Khalidiya Mall
Khalidiya Mall
1st floor
Next to Lulu Entrance
+971 2 635 4955
10 am - 10 pm (Sat - Fri)
Etihad Holidays shop, Bawadi Mall
Bawadi Mall
Ground Floor,
Entrance 3 (Carrefour Entrance)
+971 3 784 0228
10 am - 10 pm (Sat - Fri)
Etihad Holidays shop, Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall
Promenade Level
+971 4 399 7956
10 am - 10 pm (Sat - Fri)
Etihad Holidays shop, Al Hilal Bank
Al Hilal Bank, Corniche
The Mall Branch,
Al Sahel Tower
+971 2 635 9916
9am - 5pm (Sun - Thu)
Etihad Plaza Retail Shop
Etihad Plaza Retail Shop
Block C11 Next to Mugg & Beans Coffee Shop
P.O. BOX 35566
00971 02 511 1966
avillaruz@etihad.ae
Saturday-Friday: 11:00AM -1900 PM