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There are 6 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 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  •  1 h 21 min

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

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from BurJuman Metro Bus Stop A to Jebel Ali, Bus Station 91

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Metro via Jebel Ali  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the Metro from Airport Terminal 3 to Jebel Ali Red

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 35.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 35.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai 35.7 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to drive which costs AED 9 - AED 15 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 120 - AED 150 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Dubai is 45 km. The road distance is 57.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai without a car is to Metro which takes 1 h 21 min and costs AED 35 - AED 55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is to Metro which takes 1 h 21 min and costs AED 35 - AED 55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs AED 21 - AED 35 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai is 57 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai.

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There are one+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and JA Golf Resort,Exit 13, Sheikh Zayed Road ,Mina Jebel Ali - 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 59 min. Alternatively, Dubai RTA Bus operates a bus from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Dubai RTA
Phone
(650) 123-2558
Email
info@internetcont.com
Website
dubaimetro.eu
Train from Airport Terminal 3 to Danube
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Train from Airport Terminal 3 to Jebel Ali
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from BurJuman Metro Bus Stop A to Jebel Ali, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Uber Dubai
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$45 - $65
One
$45 - $65
UberXL
$55 - $75
Taxi from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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