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There are 4 ways to get from Dubai to Al Ain by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Metro, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the Metro from Nakheel to Deira City Centre Red
  2. Take the bus from Deira City Center Bus Station to Sharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station to Al Ain Bus Station

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai to Al Ain 93.5 miles

$70 - $90

2 alternative options

Line 8 bus, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Jumeira, Royal Meridian to Dubai Al Ghubaiba 8
  2. Take the bus from Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station to Al Ain Bus Station

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Dubai to Al Ain 93.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Dubai to Al Ain is to drive which costs AED 25 - AED 40 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai to Al Ain is to taxi which costs AED 260 - AED 320 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubai to Al Ain station. However, there are services departing from Jumeira, Royal Meridian and arriving at Al Ain Bus Station via Dubai Al Ghubaiba and Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Dubai and Al Ain is 114 km. The road distance is 149.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai to Al Ain without a car is to Metro and bus which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Dubai to Al Ain, including transfers.

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Dubai to Al Ain bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, depart from Jumeira, Royal Meridian station.

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Dubai to Al Ain bus services, operated by Al Ghazal, arrive at Al Ain Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Al Ain is 150 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Dubai to Al Ain.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Al Ain. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubai to Al Ain.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Dubai to Al Ain via Dubai Al Ghubaiba, Sharjah, Al Jubail, and Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station in around 3 h 58 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Deira City Center Bus Station to Sharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Jumeira, Royal Meridian to Dubai Al Ghubaiba
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
Al Ghazal
Phone
+971 2-5502160
Email
bus@adnh.com
Website
agt.ae
Bus from Sharjah - Al Jubail Bus Station to Al Ain Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
agt.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Dubai to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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