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Transfers from Dubai Airport
fastest and most comfortable way to reach any destination from the
airfield is by online booking an airport transfer from Dubai DXB and
DWC. From here, you can easily get to the Marina District, Abu Dhabi,
Palm Jumeirah, Saadiyat Island, and many other places.
Dubai airport transfers will allow you to:
Travel faster than by public transport. The driver waits for you at the arrivals area before the plane lands. After you meet him, you head for the vehicle and depart as soon as you’re ready. Finally, the driver takes the fastest route to reach the destination on time.
Travel directly to your hotel. When you visit an unknown location, getting lost is very easy. The driver makes sure you get to the right building and takes you wherever you need.
Avoid using cash. Currency exchange at the airfield is often not profitable. At Kiwitaxi, all the trips are paid online with a credit card. 15 currencies are supported, but if yours is not on the list, it will be converted automatically.
Avoid the language barrier. When you book the trip, all the required information is entered. The driver is informed about everything, so he waits for you at the arrivals area with a nameplate. You get a voucher with all the details and the driver’s contact number. Also, the English-speaking support is online 24/7.
Get a vehicle in the day and at night. If you place an order at least 24 hours before the departure, Kiwitaxi guarantees to find a suitable vehicle on time. This is more reliable than taking a cab or traveling by public transport.
This is the best way to leave the airfield if you travel with friends, family, children, or elderly relatives
Airport transfers from Dubai International (DXB) to Dubai cost 35 USD, while from the «Al Maktoum» (DWC) airfield the price is 39 USD. The trips take up to 1 hour.
Taxi from Dubai Airport
At the International (DXB) airfield, there are taxi ranks outside each terminal. Only licensed companies work there, so the risk of being scammed is very low. All the drivers know at least one more language in addition to the local one.
At the «Al Maktoum» (DWC) airfield, there also are taxi ranks near each terminal. You will find many different vehicles here, even the Pink Taxi where the driver is a woman. It is likely that you will easily find an English speaking driver too.
The starting taxi fares from Dubai international airport depend on many criteria. This includes the number of passengers, precise distance, luggage, night tariff, and many other factors. Generally, expect the price from the International (DXB) airfield to be near 30 USD and from the «Al Maktoum» (DWC) airfield — 35 USD. Do not forget to ask the driver about how much the trip will cost in advance to prevent any unpleasant surprises.
The drivers also accept payment in other currencies like USD or EUR. However, be aware that the rate is unfavorable. Dubai International airport taxi service is not very beneficial for tourists.
In most other airfields, it is required that Dubai International airport taxi is pre-booked. This is not needed at any of these air hubs. The vehicles are available 24/7.
Please note that it is unlikely for the cabs to be with a baby seat. Therefore, traveling with children can be somewhat difficult. If you pre-book a Kiwitaxi transfer from Dubai International airport, you will be able to order boosters or child seats. Use our service when it is impossible to book a taxi from Dubai International airport to your hotel.
Public transport appears to be the cheapest way to get to Dubai. However, not all routes are covered by busses and subways. Depending on your destination, you might have to walk on foot or take a cab.
From the International (DXB) airfield, the following options to reach the downtown are available:
Metro from Terminal 3. Take the “Red Line” sub to Burj Khalifa or the Mall for 1 USD. Subs go every 10 minutes and reach the stop in 20 minutes.
Busses from the air hub. First, take the № 3 bus to Nihal Hotel for 5 USD. Busses go every 30 minutes and reach the stop in 20 minutes. Then, change to the № 27 bus from Clock Tower Roundabout to the Mall for 1 USD. Busses go every 30 minutes and reach the stop in half-an-hour.
From the «Al Maktoum» (DWC) airfield, the following options to reach the downtown are available:
By cab and bus
- First, take a cab to Jebel Ali Free Zone for 10 USD.
- Second, change to the № 91 bus for 6 USD. Busses go every 30 minutes and reach the stop in 1 hour.
- Finally, take the № 29 bus to the Mall for 1 USD. Busses go every half-an-hour and reach the stop in 25 minutes.
By cab and subway
- First, take a cab to Jebel Ali for 10 USD.
- Second, change to the “Red Line” subway to the Mall for 1 USD. Subs go every 10 minutes and reach the stop in 45 minutes.
Traveling by public transport on your own may appear to be quite confusing. If you order an airport pickup from Kiwitaxi, everything will be simple, easy, and comfortable.
Booking an airport transfer from Dubai Airport
All trips must be booked at least 24 hours before departure. In this case, the service guarantees to find a suitable vehicle for your trip. If less time is left, a request can still be left.
The following information must be provided:
The number of passengers
Time and date of the trip
Preferred car class” economy, business, comfort, premium, and others
Additional services: child seats, drinking water, additional waiting time, stops on the way
After the booking is complete, a voucher will be sent to your email. It has all the information about the trip and also includes the driver’s contacts.
Cost of Airport Transfer to Dubai
The cost of the transfer compared to other ways to get to the city
On average, per person
Useful information about the airfields
Here is a list of some of the airlines that are handled by the airfields:
Air India Limited
United Airlines and others.
The International (DXB) air hub has three terminals. Transferring between each can take up to 30 minutes.
The «Al Maktoum» (DWC) air hub also has three terminals. The distance between them is not that big.
For convenience, each air hub has:
Baby care rooms
Prayer rooms and other facilities.