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Cheap flights to Beirut

How to find cheap flights to Beirut

Find the best deal on cheap flights to Beirut with Skyscanner. The average price of a flight to Beirut from the UAE is AED1000 but flight prices depend on the availability of seats, the day(s) on which you travel, and when you book.

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Airports with direct flights to Beirut from the UAE

Flights to Beirut depart from the UAE from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

The average flight time from the UAE to Beirut is between three and a half and four hours.

What airlines fly to Beirut from the UAE?

A number of airlines offer direct and indirect flights to Beirut from the UAE, often daily, including MEA, Flydubai, Etihad Airways, Oman Air, Royal Jordanian Airlines and Air Arabia.

Find out more information on airlines that fly to Beirut

Guides

Air Arabia baggage allowance policy and how to avoid any excess baggage fees at the airport.

Understanding the Etihad Airways baggage allowance rules

Flydubai baggage allowance and fares explained

How local UAE low-cost airlines compare

6 secrets to find the best cheap flights out there

Beirut airports

Beirut has one airport; Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY)

The airport is just 6 miles (10 km) from the center of Beirut and takes approximately 12 minutes to get there by car or taxi. The only other transport available at the airport is a shuttle bus which is also a taxi service and can be shared with other passengers. It will stop on request. Renting a car in Beirut is also an option.

When to go to Beirut

Beirut is beautiful in springtime but with hundreds of exciting cultural events happening throughout the year, there is no bad time to visit. June sees the return of the popular and wonderful Fete de la Musique with artists coming from all over France to play while more music and arts appear in June at the Beiteddine Festival showcasing everything from art and theater to dance and music. In July there is the Byblos International Festival and also outdoor cinemas popping up around the city. With Tango Festivals in October, Indie cinema in December and literary festivals in April, there is much to see all year round in Beirut.

If looking to avoid excessive crowds of tourists, the ideal time to visit is during the spring and autumn seasons i.e. from April to May and between late-September to early-November. The weather is still warm and flights are often cheaper.

What’s the weather like in Beirut?

From April to November Beirut has its spring, summer and autumn seasons which are warm and balmy and perfect for enjoying the outdoors. Summers are hot, humid and dry between June to early September, with July and August being the peak tourist season. Maximum temperatures average around 30 degrees Celsius. August is the hottest month of the year. Winter in Beirut is from December to March with cooler temperatures, averaging between 16 – 20 degrees Celsius, and some rainfall.

Further information on visiting Beirut

Where to stay: Beirut hotels for every budget

What to see and do in Beirut

Beautiful Beirut has become the Lebanese cultural capital of cool. Cosmopolitan and exciting Beirut has a hugely thriving arts scene with fashion, photography, street art, music, dance, theater, literature and more showcased in events and festivals throughout the year. As well as all this contemporary culture and some of the friendliest people you could ever wish to meet, Beirut is a staggering open air museum of archaeology and architecture from colonial relics to ancient mosques with their delicate minarets. Of course, the city’s history remains visible in downtown buildings still peppered with bullet holes however Beirut has bounced back with gusto. Perched on the Mediterranean Beirut has Mount Lebanon as its backdrop meaning locals can ski and lie on the beach on the same day. The fabulous winding narrow streets hide hips bars and cafes, nightclubs, fashion boutiques and jolly street vendors. Views clash here as much as culture, religion and architecture but it makes Beirut one wonderfully enigmatic, edgy and dynamic cities in the world.

Attractions: Beirut Corniche, National Museum, Place des Martyrs, Roman Baths, Al Omari Mosque, Grand Serail, Pigeon Rocks and Rene Moawad Garden.

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