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There are 4 ways to get from Al Ain to Dubai by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, Metro  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Al Ain Bus Station to Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station to Deira City Center Bus Station
  3. Take the Metro from Deira City Centre to Nakheel Red

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Al Ain Bus Station to Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sharjah, Al Jubail to Dubai Al Ghubaiba
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Dubai Al Ghubaiba to Royal Mirage Hotel 1 8

$2 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 38m

  1. Take a taxi from Al Ain to Dubai 95.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Al Ain to Dubai 95.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Al Ain to Dubai is to bus and Metro which costs AED 8 - AED 15 and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Al Ain to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 270 - AED 330 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Al Ain station to Dubai. However, there are services departing from Al Ain Bus Station and arriving at Royal Mirage Hotel 1 via Sharjah, Al Jubail and Dubai Al Ghubaiba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Al Ain and Dubai is 114 km. The road distance is 153.4 km.

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The best way to get from Al Ain to Dubai without a car is to bus and Metro which takes 3h 32m and costs AED 8 - AED 15.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Al Ain to Dubai, including transfers.

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Al Ain to Dubai bus services, operated by Al Ghazal, arrive at Al Ain Bus Station.

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Al Ain to Dubai bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, arrive at Royal Mirage Hotel 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Al Ain to Dubai is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Al Ain to Dubai.

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There are 1649+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Al Ain, United Arab Emirates and Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Al Ain to Dubai via Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station, Sharjah, Al Jubail, and Dubai Al Ghubaiba in around 3h 53m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Al Ghazal
Phone
+971 2-5502160
Email
bus@adnh.com
Website
agt.ae
Bus from Al Ain Bus Station to Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
agt.ae
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Sharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station to Deira City Center Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Sharjah, Al Jubail to Dubai Al Ghubaiba
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Dubai Al Ghubaiba to Royal Mirage Hotel 1
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Al Ain to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Estimated price
$70 - $90
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
arabiataxi.ae

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