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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Metro  •  42 min

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

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Line 8 SkyBus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 8 SkyBus from Dubai International Airport to Radisson Blu Hotel 8

$5

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City 19.8 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City 19.8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City 19.8 miles

$22 - $30

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs AED 75 - AED 90.

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The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Dubai Media City is 27 km. The road distance is 32 km.

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

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

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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 42 min.

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

Dubai RTA operates a train from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City 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 Media City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Dubai International Airport to Radisson Blu Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 Media City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberSELECT
$22 - $30
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
UberONE
$24 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Media City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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