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There are 5 ways to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) by 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

Line 102 bus

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5

4 alternative options

Line 103 bus

  1. Take the line 103 bus from Global Village 1 to Union Square Bus Station 1

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Dubai to Dubai Airport

Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) by bus and subway

The journey time between Dubai and Dubai Airport (DXB) is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 30 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest journey normally takes 42 min. Operated by Dubai RTA Bus and Dubai RTA, the Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) service departs from Global Village 1 and arrives in Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station 1. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
39 min
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
1h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
42 min
Journey distance:
30 km
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
AED 8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:30
Last service departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) bus and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) is to drive, which costs AED 4 - AED 7 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) is to taxi which costs AED 65 - AED 80 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Dubai and Dubai Airport (DXB) is 19 km. The road distance is 26.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) without a car is to line 102 bus which takes 41 min and costs AED 8 - AED 14.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB) is 27 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB).

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  • Distance: 19.4 km
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Dubai RTA Bus operates a bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5 every 3 hours. Tickets cost AED 6 - AED 10 and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
AED 6 - AED 10
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Global Village 1 to Union Square Bus Station 1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
AED 7 - AED 11
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Dubai to Dubai Airport (DXB)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
AED 65 - AED 80
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dubaitaxi.ae
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dubai to Dubai Airport
Estimated price
AED 190 - AED 270

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