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There are 5 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Metro  •  42m

  1. Take the Metro from Airport Terminal 3 to Nakheel Red

$1 - $2

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Line 10 SkyBus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the line 10 SkyBus from Dubai International Airport to Gulf Oasis Hotel 10

$5

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 22.1 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 22.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  29m

  1. Take an Uber from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 22.1 miles

$26 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to Metro which costs AED 3 - AED 6 and takes 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 80 - AED 100 and takes 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dubai International Airport and arriving at Gulf Oasis Hotel. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Airport Terminal 3 and arriving at Nakheel. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Dubai is 28 km. The road distance is 35.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai without a car is to Metro which takes 42m and costs AED 3 - AED 6.

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The Metro from Airport Terminal 3 to Nakheel takes 42m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, depart from Dubai International Airport station.

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Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai train services, operated by Dubai RTA, depart from Airport Terminal 3 station.

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The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to Metro which takes 42m and costs AED 3 - AED 6. Alternatively, you can line 10 SkyBus, which costs AED 15 and takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 42m

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

Dubai RTA operates a train from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 42m. Alternatively, Dubai RTA Bus operates a bus from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Dubai International Airport to Gulf Oasis Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Uber Dubai
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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$26 - $35
Black
$29 - $40
One
$29 - $40
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, arrive at Gulf Oasis Hotel station.

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Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai train services, operated by Dubai RTA, arrive at Nakheel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is 35 km. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai.

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

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