How to Get from Dubai to Dubai International Airport and Other Destinations
The biggest and the most crowded city in the United Arab Emirates, the capital of Dubai is a truly global city as a business center and a tourist attraction with millions of people visiting it every year. Learn how to get around Dubai in our article.
Taxi from Dubai
Cream colored, metered, registered taxis can be found all around the city and you can flag a car down on the street or call one from your hotel. Look out for a pink-roofed taxi if you want to travel with a female driver. It is possible that your cab driver might not be able to speak English. Taxi fare for a trip to the air hub will start from AED25 because of the flag charge and every kilometer will be AED1.96 from then.
Transfer from Dubai
If you are traveling with family and do not want to deal with luggage restrictions or leaving on a Friday morning when metro lines have not started yet, a private transfer is a good option for a comfortable ride to your destination. At kiwitaxi.com, you can book your taxi transfer to the air hub at the price starting from €34 with the options of prepayment and paying after your taxi transfer, and your driver will take you to Dubai International right on time. On the website, you can choose from several transfer classes and learn their rates right away. For example, a transfer from Dubai to Rashid Port in a minivan 4pax will cost €38 and a Minibus 7pax - €81. All transfers should be ordered online and secure by credit card or prepayment.
Public Transport from Dubai
Public transport is the fastest and cheapest option for you. For now, there are two metro lines. The red line stops by nearly all tourist attractions such as Mall of Emirates and Dubai Marina or the financial center of the city so you can hop on anywhere. But remember that you can only travel with two suitcases and the underground service does not work on Fridays until 1 pm. You can buy your tickets at the train station in Dubai. It is either Red Ticket valid for 10 trips or the Nol Card you can top up which costs AED25 with 19 credits inside. From the financial district of the city center to DXB and you pay AED7.50 for covering 3 zones.
Placed among the most visited cities in the world, Dubai offers a variety of unlimited activities besides beaches and shopping. You can visit the aquarium at The Palm or try the indoor ski facility at Mall of Emirates. Do not forget the try local cuisine that brings a little bit of everything from the corners of Middle East. Dubai International is one of the two air hubs that serve the city. It is very close to the city center and connected with a metro line.