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There are 5 ways to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Discovery Gardens Metro Station 2 to Jabal Ali Metro Station 4
  2. Take the subway from Jabal Ali Metro Station 2 to Business Bay Metro Station 2

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Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 2 to Business Bay Metro Station 2
  2. Take the bus from Business Bay Metro Station Landside to Volante Dubai Tower 1

Line 85 bus, line 84 bus

  1. Take the line 85 bus from Discovery Garden 13 to Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City 2 to Al Quoz, Al Khail Gate 1

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Jebel Ali to Business Bay

Drive

  1. Drive from Jebel Ali to Business Bay

Jebel Ali to Business Bay by subway

The subway journey time between Jebel Ali and Business Bay is around 36 min and covers a distance of around 23 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest subway normally takes 32 min. Operated by Dubai RTA, the Jebel Ali to Business Bay subway service departs from Discovery Gardens Metro Station 2 and arrives in Business Bay Metro Station 2. Typically 846 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average subway journey times

Time on subway:
28 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
36 min

Subway route information

Fastest subway time:
32 min
Subway distance:
23 km
Subways per week:
846
Cheapest price:
AED 6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
01:01
Last subway departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jebel Ali to Business Bay subway schedules

Subway 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.
Jebel Ali → Business Bay
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Rules to follow in United Arab Emirates

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Travel within United Arab Emirates

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United Arab Emirates

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 8001717

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United Arab Emirates is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Business Bay is 8001717.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Business Bay is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Business Bay is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8001717.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay is to drive which costs AED 4 - AED 7 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay is to taxi which costs AED 50 - AED 65 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jebel Ali to Business Bay. However, there are services departing from Discovery Garden 13 and arriving at U BORA Tower 2 via Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City 2 and Al Quoz, Al Khail Gate 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jebel Ali station to Business Bay station. However, there are services departing from Discovery Gardens Metro Station 2 and arriving at Business Bay Metro Station 2 via Jabal Ali Metro Station 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Jebel Ali and Business Bay is 22 km. The road distance is 27.3 km.

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The best way to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay without a car is to subway which takes 32 min and costs AED 5 - AED 9.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay, including transfers.

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Jebel Ali to Business Bay bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, depart from Discovery Garden 13 station.

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Jebel Ali to Business Bay train services, operated by Dubai RTA, depart from Discovery Gardens Metro Station 2.

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Jebel Ali to Business Bay bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, arrive at Al Quoz, Al Khail Gate 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Jebel Ali to Business Bay.
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  • Distance: 21.5 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates and Business Bay, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a vehicle from Jebel Ali to Business Bay via Jabal Ali Metro Station 2 in around 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jebel Ali to Business Bay via Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City 2 and Al Quoz, Al Khail Gate 1 in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Dubai RTA
Phone
(650) 123-2558
Email
info@internetcont.com
Website
rta.ae
Subway from Discovery Gardens Metro Station 2 to Jabal Ali Metro Station 4
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
AED 2 - AED 4
Schedules at
rta.ae
Subway from Jabal Ali Metro Station 2 to Business Bay Metro Station 2
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
AED 3 - AED 5
Schedules at
rta.ae
Subway from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 2 to Business Bay Metro Station 2
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
AED 3 - AED 5
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Business Bay Metro Station Landside to Volante Dubai Tower 1
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
AED 2 - AED 4
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Discovery Garden 13 to Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
AED 4 - AED 7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Schlumberger, Dubai Internet City 2 to Al Quoz, Al Khail Gate 1
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
AED 5 - AED 9
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Jebel Ali to Business Bay
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
AED 50 - AED 65

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Jebel Ali to Business Bay train services, operated by Dubai RTA, arrive at Business Bay Metro Station 2.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jebel Ali to Business Bay is 27 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Jebel Ali to Business Bay.

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