How to Get from Dubai International Airport to Ras Al Khaimah
Dubai Airport (DXB) is the largest and busiest one in the Middle East (and one of the most modern ones not only in the country but also in the whole world). Passengers arriving here head to different parts of the UAE. In particular, they go to Ras Al Khaimah - the northernmost emirate. The distance between these two locations is more than 100 km. Thus, tourists reach Ras Al Khaimah from Dubai Airport by public transport, taxi, or private transfer.
Taxi from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah
To take a taxi at Dubai Airport, head to official ranks (they are located close to each terminal). Or you may ask the staff to help you. Taxis are painted light brown and are metered. The flag rate at Dubai Airport is 25 AED, and the price for every km of the way is 1.96 AED. Also, you will have to pay a charge for crossing the border between the two emirates (20 AED). So the average price for a taxi trip from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah is 290 AED (around $79). And note that tariffs may be higher at night.
Transfer from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah
If you are planning to make a trip from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah after midnight and want to know the cost of your journey at the time of booking, reserving a taxi transfer with Kiwitaxi will be a good idea.
A transfer is a hassle-free transportation option. You make an order at home in advance, and at the specified time, our driver meets you close to the arrivals zone. Using a transfer, you will get from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah fast and safely. You won’t have to spend your time looking for a vehicle on the spot.
There are also some minibus transfers of different capacities for larger groups of travelers.
Public transport from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah
The easiest way to get from Dubai Airport to Ras Al Khaimah is by direct bus (RAK Shuttle). This service started operating at the beginning of 2018 and is rather comfortable (all vehicles offer Wi-Fi and drinking water). The fare is 20 AED (around $5.5). These buses run from Dubai Airport Terminals 1 and 3 to all major hotels in Ras Al Khaimah. The average travel time is 45 minutes. You can buy a ticket online.
But keep in mind that this service is not available round the clock. For late night trips, you will be able to choose only taxis and private transfers.
Ras Al Khaimah is not that luxurious. However, there are also several places one should visit. They are the National Museum, Sheba’s Palace, Dhayah Fort, Al Falayah Fort, etc.