Dubai Public Buses

Dubai Travel Guides / October 22, 2016
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Dubai’s public bus network is extensive. There are over 75 inter-city and 15 inter-emirates routes that are currently active. All the vehicles are new, modern, and clean.

This cheap price means of transport is a good option to take if your aim is to travel between central Dubai and suburban areas.

The most popular bus line among visitors is probably Line 8. It starts its journey from the Gold Souk and then runs through the tunnel underneath Dubai Creek to finally stop near the Internet City. It comes across the Heritage Village, Jumeirah Beach Road, Burj Al Arab, and Wild Wadi before reaching the final stoppage. The 8A alternative travels a few extra miles.

Bus fares: Bus fares vary, depending on the count of zones. It can cost from AED 1-4 ($0.27-1.09) for an in-town trip.

Bus hours
– At Gold Souk, Al Ghubaibah stations: Daily 05:00 – 00:00
– At Al Satwa, Al Qusais, Al Quoz Industrial stations: Daily 05:00 – 23:00
– At Jebel Ali station: Daily 06:00 – 22:10
– At Metro Feeder Bus stations: Daily 05:15 – 01:10

Notes
– You can get the timetables and route maps at the bus stations.
– The fare might be higher for hour-long rides to distant suburbs.

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