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

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Recommended option

Metro  •  42 min

  1. Red

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Line 10 SkyBus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 10

$5

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. 22.1 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  29 min

  1. 22.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  29 min

  1. 22.1 miles

$28 - $40

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

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Dubai International Airport to Gulf Oasis Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$26 - $35
UberONE
$26 - $35
UberSELECT
$28 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Dubai is 28 km. The road distance is 35 km.

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

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

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 42 min.

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 1 h 25 min.

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