There are 4 ways to get from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain by bus, taxi, car, train or shuttle

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station E101
  2. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain X90

$26 - $37

Cheapest option

Metro, shuttle  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the Metro from Jebel Ali to Airport Terminal 3 Red
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Dubai Airport to Al Ain

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain 90.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain 90.2 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) and Al Ain is 100 km. The road distance is 144.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain is 144 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain.

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Map of how to get from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain.
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  • Distance: 62.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC), United Arab Emirates and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain via Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, and Abu Dhabi in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Bus Station to Al Ain Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
rta.ae
Abu Dhabi Department of Transport
Website
dot.abudhabi.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Emirates Courtesy Shuttle
Website
emirates.com
Shuttle from Dubai Airport to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
emirates.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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