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Relax in our Emirates lounges

Join us in our lounges in Dubai and around the world. Dine, unwind or catch up on business at Emirates Business Class lounges and Emirates First Class lounges for up to four hours before your flight.

Lounge access is complimentary or discounted for you and your guest depending on your class of travel and your Emirates Skywards membership. You can also enjoy paid access to our lounges in Dubai and selected lounges worldwide.

Emirates lounges in Dubai

At Dubai International Airport, you’ll find seven Emirates lounges across Concourses A, B, and C.

To enjoy paid lounge access in Dubai, you and your guests must be traveling on the same Emirates or Qantas codeshare flights.

Check the table below to see your Emirates lounge privileges.

Member tier/Class of travelComplimentary accessNormal lounge eligibilityPaid access for selfPaid upgrade for self to First Class loungePaid access available
BlueNoNoYesNoYes
SilverYesBusiness Class loungeN/AYesYes
GoldYes + 1 guestBusiness Class loungeN/AYesYes
(over the eligible guest limit)
PlatinumYes + 3 guests
(1 adult + 2 children under 17)
Business Class and First Class loungesN/AN/AYes
(over the eligible guest limit)
Economy ClassNoN/AYesNoNo
Business ClassYesBusiness Class loungeN/AYesYes
First ClassYesBusiness Class and First Class loungesN/AN/AYes
(over the eligible guest limit)
Emirates Skywards members and guests
LoungePrice (USD)VAT 5% (USD)Total*
First Class Lounges20010210
First Class Lounges (child)1005105
Business Class Lounges1005105
Business Class Lounges (child)502.5052.50
Emirates Lounge at Concourse C1005105
Emirates Lounge at Concourse C (child)502.5052.50
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class lounge1005105
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class lounge (child)502.5052.50
Non Emirates Skywards members and guests
LoungePrice (USD)VAT 5% (USD)Total*
First Class Lounges25012.50262.50
First Class Lounges (child)1256.25131.25
Business Class Lounges1306.50136.50
Business Class Lounges (child)653.2568.25
Emirates Lounge at Concourse C1306.50136.50
Emirates Lounge at Concourse C (child)653.2568.25
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class lounge1306.50136.50
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class lounge (child)653.2568.25

*All prices inclusive of VAT. The UAE Value Added Tax of 5% will be levied on products and services provided at Dubai International Airport.
For more details on paid lounge access for Emirates Skywards members and nonmembers, read our terms and conditions.

Emirates lounges worldwide

You can relax into the Emirates lounge experience at selected airports around the world. To enjoy access to Emirates worldwide lounges with a guest, you must be traveling on the same Emirates or Qantas flight (with an EK flight code). Check the table to see your eligibility by travel class or by Emirates Skywards membership.

Worldwide lounge eligibility by travel class
Class of TravelLounge Eligibility
Economy Class and Business Class SpecialPaid access
First Class and Business Class Saver, Flex, and Flex PlusEmirates Lounge*
Worldwide lounge eligibility by Emirates Skywards membership
Emirates Skywards TierLounge EligibilityComplimentary Guests
BluePaid accessNone
SilverPaid accessNone
GoldEmirates Lounge1 adult or child
PlatinumEmirates Lounge1 adult and 2 children (under 17 years)

*You can enjoy complimentary access to our lounges at these airports: Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Birmingham, Boston, Brisbane, Cairo, Cape Town, Colombo, Delhi, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manchester, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York John F. Kennedy, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Perth, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo Narita, and Zürich. Please note that paid access is available at these destinations, except for CAI, HKG, PEK, PVG & SIN (online only).

Paid access to the Emirates Lounge

You can enjoy paid access to our lounges subject to availability in Dubai and selected airports worldwide: Auckland, Bangkok, Birmingham, Boston, Brisbane, Cape Town, Colombo, Delhi, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manchester, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York John F. Kennedy, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Perth, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore (online purchase only), Sydney, Tokyo Narita, and Zürich.

Relax and indulge in all our lounge services for up to four hours before your flight. In Dubai, you can also upgrade your lounge eligibility to First Class.

LoungePrice (USD) exclusive of taxesEmirates Skywards member price (USD) exclusive of taxes
Dubai – Business Class lounge & Emirates Lounge near Gate 9150125
Dubai – First Class lounge300250
Dubai – Upgrade from Business Class to First Class Lounge150125
Other airports – Emirates Lounge130100

Local taxes may apply to the final fee. You can see some of them below, but please check the VAT in your country of departure for the most up-to-date figures.
CountryTax Rate
Australia10%
France20%
Germany19%
India18%
Japan8%
New Zealand15%
South Africa15%
Thailand7%
United Arab Emirates5%
United Kingdom20%

About our charges

All prices are for one-time access for up to four hours prior to the scheduled departure time of your flight. Prices are exclusive of VAT and other taxes. In accordance with the UAE Value Added Tax, there is a 5% charge on products and services at Dubai International Airport. For more details on paid lounge access for Emirates Skywards and non-Emirates Skywards members, read our terms and conditions.

You can enjoy paid lounge access subject to availability at the following airports: Auckland, Bangkok, Birmingham, Boston, Brisbane, Cape Town, Colombo, Delhi, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manchester, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York John F. Kennedy, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Perth, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore (online purchase only), Sydney, Tokyo Narita, and Zürich.

Lounge Access Terms and Conditions

  1. Complimentary Lounge Access Complimentary Lounge access is available to Emirates Skywards Platinum, Gold, and Silver Members traveling in any cabin on Emirates flights. A Platinum or Gold Member may access Emirates lounges on a complimentary basis across the Emirates network for themselves and eligible companion(s) traveling onwards on the same Emirates flight. A Silver Member may access the Emirates Business Class Lounge at Dubai International airport on a complimentary basis for themselves only.

    Complimentary lounge access is also available to Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold Members traveling on flydubai flights. For flydubai flights departing from Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3, Platinum and Gold Members may access Emirates lounges with eligible companion(s) traveling on the same flydubai flight. For flydubai flights departing from Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2, Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold Members may access the flydubai Business Class lounge for themselves only. Across the remainder of the flydubai network Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold Members may access flydubai partner lounges for themselves only.

  2. Paid Lounge Access at Dubai on Emirates flights. At Dubai International airport, Emirates Skywards Platinum, Gold and Silver tier Members can pay for additional lounge access beyond the complimentary benefit applicable to their tier. Blue tier Members who would otherwise not be entitled to complimentary lounge access can purchase lounge access at Dubai International airport. Based on a Member’s current tier entitlement,
    • Platinum, Gold, and Silver Members may choose to pay for lounge access for additional companions beyond their tier entitlement;
    • Blue Members may choose to pay for lounge access for themselves and companions; and
    • Gold and Silver Members may choose to pay to upgrade their complimentary Business Class lounge access to the First Class lounge.
    This benefit at Emirates lounges at Dubai International airport is available for the fees specified below which is applicable only to Members for themselves and any additional companion(s) they wish to bring along, provided their companion is also traveling onwards on the same Emirates flight. This benefit of paid lounge access is available only at Emirates lounges at Dubai International airport and only in the case where onward travel is on an Emirates flight. The fees specified for taking advantage of this benefit per adult for 4 hours of lounge access at Dubai International airport are as follows:
    • First Class Lounges = USD 250
    • Business Class Lounges = USD 125
    • Emirates Lounge = USD 125
    • Upgrade from Business Class Lounge to First Class Lounge = USD 125
  3. Paid Lounge Access at Eligible Airports on Emirates flights. At the Eligible Airports* listed below (excluding Dubai International Airport), Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold Members can pay for lounge access for companions beyond the number of complimentary passes to which they are entitled. At the below mentioned Eligible Airports* (excluding Dubai International airport), Silver and Blue tier members who would otherwise not be entitled to complimentary lounge access, can now pay for lounge access for themselves only. Non-Skywards members may enroll themselves in the Skywards Program, prior to accessing the lounge, to avail of the special rate, otherwise they will be charged a higher fee.
    • Auckland
    • Bangkok
    • Birmingham
    • Boston
    • Brisbane
    • Cape Town
    • Delhi
    • Düsseldorf
    • Frankfurt
    • Glasgow
    • Hamburg
    • Johannesburg
    • Kuala Lumpur
    • London Gatwick
    • London Heathrow
    • Los Angeles
    • Manchester
    • Melbourne
    • Milan
    • Munich
    • New York John F. Kennedy
    • Paris Charles de Gaulle
    • Perth
    • Rome
    • San Francisco
    • Sydney
    • Tokyo Narita
    • Zürich
    Paid lounge access at the above mentioned Eligible Airports* is available for the fees specified below which is applicable only to Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold Members for additional companion(s) they wish to bring along, provided their companion is also traveling onwards on the same Eligible Emirates Flight; and to Silver and Blue tier Members for themselves only. Fees to access the Emirates lounges at the above stated Eligible Airports* is USD 100 per person, to be paid in local currency fixed at an equivalent rate (the above excludes Dubai International airport).
  4. Emirates reserves the right to amend lounge access fees at any time at its sole discretion. The fees stated are per adult for one-time access for a maximum stay of 4 hours and are valid only for Members and their companions. Members (including their companions) exceeding a 4-hour stay in the lounge for any reason whatsoever (excluding flight disruptions and delays) shall incur an additional lounge entry fee for each 4-hour segment at the rates set out in paragraph 2 above (in case of lounge accessed in Dubai International Airport) and in paragraph 3 above (in case of lounge access at other Eligible Airports*).
  5. Lounge access for children younger than 12 will be charged at half the adult rate set out in paragraph 2 above (in case of lounge access at Dubai International Airport) and in paragraph 3 above (in case of lounge access at other Eligible Airports*). Access for infants younger than 2 is complimentary. Members paying for lounge access must ensure that payment is made for the entire duration of the lounge stay prior to admittance. Payments can be made only via credit/debit card. No cash payments or Miles redemptions will be accepted. Refunds are not permitted once the lounge has been accessed, regardless of the duration of access. The use of the lounge is subject to applicable terms and conditions as determined by Emirates from time to time.
  6. The lounge entry fees set out in paragraph 2 above (in case of lounge access at Dubai International Airport) and in paragraph 3 above (in case of lounge access at other Eligible Airports*) is exclusive of taxes. In the event that any tax becomes applicable to the lounge entry fee, Emirates reserves the right to increase the lounge entry fee to the extent of such taxes at its sole discretion.
  7. Eligible Emirates Flights include Emirates-marketed and operated flights and Emirates codeshare flights operated by Qantas. Members traveling on Emirates codeshare flights operated by other carriers will not be eligible to access the Emirates Lounge.
  8. Emirates reserves the right to withdraw/limit the availability of the lounge access benefit from time to time. Lounge access is subject to capacity restrictions. Members traveling on Emirates codeshare flights operated by other carriers, except Qantas, will not be eligible to access the Emirates Lounge. In some countries, minors (under 18 or 21 years of age) must be accompanied by an adult for lounge access. Learn more about lounge access.

Lounge access for Non-Emirates Skywards Members

  1. Non-Skywards members traveling on Economy class can now pay for lounge access at Emirates Lounges at Dubai International Airport and at *Eligible Airports if traveling on an Emirates flight.
  2. The fees per adult for 4 hours of lounge access at Dubai International Airport are as follows:
    • First Class Lounges = USD 300
    • Business Class Lounges = USD 150
    • Emirates Lounge (near gate 9 in Dubai and at *Eligible Airports) = USD 130 
  3. Emirates reserves the right to amend the lounge access fees at any time at its sole discretion. The fee allows one-time access for one adult for up to 4 hours. Customers exceeding a 4-hour stay in the lounge for any reason whatsoever (excluding flight disruptions and delays, if caused by Emirates) shall incur an additional lounge entry fee for each 4-hour segment at the rates set out in the point 2 above.
  4. Lounge access for children younger than 12 will be charged at half the adult rate; infants younger than 2 enjoy complimentary lounge access. Customers paying for lounge access must pay for the entire duration of their stay prior to admittance. Payments can be made using a credit/debit card only (no cash payments or Miles redemption will be accepted). Refunds are not permitted once the lounge has been accessed, regardless of the duration of access. The use of the lounge is subject to applicable terms and conditions as determined by Emirates from time to time.
  5. Lounge entry fees set out above are exclusive of taxes. In the event that any tax becomes applicable to the lounge entry fee, Emirates reserves the right to increase the lounge entry fee to the extent of such taxes at its sole discretion.
  6. Eligible Emirates Flights include Emirates-marketed and operated flights and Emirates codeshare flights operated by Qantas. Members traveling on Emirates codeshare flights operated by other carriers will not be eligible to access the Emirates lounge.
  7. Emirates reserves the right to withdraw/limit the availability of the lounge access benefit from time to time. Lounge access is subject to capacity restrictions. Customers traveling on Emirates codeshare flights operated by other carriers, besides Qantas, will not be eligible to access the Emirates Lounge. In some countries, minors (under 18 or 21 years of age) must be accompanied by an adult for lounge access. Learn more about lounge access.