Dubai has a comprehensive set of bus routes (Image for illustrative purposes only) Image Credit: GN Archives

There are a total of 125 bus routes in Dubai, with an additional 11 routes added in April 2017. Of this total, 49 are local services, 41 are feeder services, 13 are central business district (CBD) services, 8 are express services, 3 are for Global Village and Miracle Garden (closed for some months every year), and there are 11 intercity services.

NOTE: The steps to see detailed bus routes and serviced stops have been explained at the bottom of this article.

The new routes (added in April 2017) are shown in deep green while the updated ones (as of April 2017) have been highlighted in bright green.


Express Routes

Bus ID From To
13B Gold Souq Bus Station Al Qusais Bus Station
X13 Al Satwa Bus Station Lulu Village
X23 Gold Souq Bus Station International City
X25 Al Karama Bus Station Dubai Outsourcing Zone
X28 Lulu Village Dubai Internet City Metro Station
91A Gold Souq Bus Station Jebel Ali Bus Station
X92 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Dubai Investment Park
X94 Gold Souq Bus Station Dubai Investment Park

Feeder Routes

Update: 10 new feeder routes have been added and updates have made in 3 routes.

Bus ID From To
F01 Union Square Metro Station International City
F03 Al Rashidiya Metro Station Mirdiff West
F04 Gold Souq Bus Station Deira City Centre Bus Station
F05 Al Rashidiya Metro Station Mizhar 1
F06 Al Rashidiya Metro Station Rashidiya Community
F07 Etisalat Metro Station Dubai Municipality Staff Quarters
F08 Dubai Festival City Al Nahda 2
F09 Al Wasl Park Al Jafiliya Bus Station via Satwa
F10 Al Rashidiya Metro Station Al Warqa'a
F11 Financial Center Metro Station Al Wasl Park Terminus
F12 Al Jafiliya Metro Station Seaside Al Wasl Park
F13 Dubai Mall Metro Station Boulevard Walk Tower
F14 Business Bay Metro Station Business Bay Square
F15 Noor Bank Metro Station Al Khail Gate
F18 Oud Metha Metro Station Lamcy Plaza
F19 Business Bay Metro Station Ubora Towers
F20 Business Bay Metro Station Al Safa
F21 Al Nahda Metro Station Al Nahda 2
F22 Al Qusais Indl Area 4 Stadium Metro Station
F23 Stadium Metro Station Al Nahda 1, Terminus
F24 Stadium Metro Station Qusais Ind. Area 3, Terminus
F25 FGB Metro Station Al Qouz lndl Area 3&4
F26 Noor Bank Metro Station FGB Metro Station
F27 Al Nahda Metro Station DAFZA and Airport Terminal 2
F28 Emirates Towers Metro Station Satwa Bus Station via World Trade Centre Metro Station
F29 Mall of Emirates Metro Station International Media Production Zone
F30 Mall of Emirates Metro Station Studio City
F31 Dubai Internet City Metro Station The Meadows
F32 Mall of the Emirates Metro Station Arabian Ranches 2 via Dubai Studio City and Sustainable City
F33 Mall of the Emirates Metro Station Al Barsha 3
F35 Mall of the Emirates Metro Station Greens and Al Barsha Heights
F41 Business Bay Metro Station South Ridge, Burj View CentralTower, various Burj Khalifa Boulevard stops, Ubora Towers
F43 Ibn Battuta Metro Station Discovery Gardens
F44 Ibn Battuta Metro Station Energy Metro Station
F46 Ibn Battuta Metro Station Dubai Investment Park 2
F47 Danube Metro Station Dubai Investment Park 2
F48 Danube Metro Station Dubai Investment Park 2
F53 Danube Metro Station Dubai Industrial City
F54 Jebel Ali Metro Station Jafza South
F55 Ibn Battuta Metro Station Al Maktoum International Airport
N55A Satwa Bus Station Al Ghubaiba Bus Station (night only)

Central Business District Routes

Update: C15 has been updated with Deira City Centre as its last stop instead of Al Wasl.

Bus ID From To
C01 Airport Terminal 3 Al Satwa Bus Station
C03 Abu Hail Metro Station Al karama Bus Station
C04 Gold Souq Bus Station Jaddaf
C05 Gold Souq Bus Station Al Ghubaiba Bus Station
C07 Abu Hail Metro Station Wafi Residences
C09 Al Qiyadah Metro Station Al Satwa Bus Station
C10 Hamriya Port Jumeira Beach Park
C14 Al Nahda 1 Al Safa Terminus
C15 Hamriya Port Deira City Centre
C18 Al Qusais 1 Lamcy Plaza
C19 Deira City Center Bus Station Al Qusais Indl Area Terminus
C26 Al Wasl Park Al Qusais Indl Area Terminus
C28 Gold Souq Bus Station Mamzar Beach Park

Intercity Routes

Update: E400 will have a new flat fare and will not serve any existing bus stops in Sharjah in either direction. A new stop, Ajman - Al Manama Mall, will be covered.

Bus ID From To
E16 Sabkha Bus Station Hatta Bus Station
E100 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Abu Dhabi Bus Station
E101 Ibn Battuta Metro Station Abu Dhabi Bus Station
E303 Union Square Bus Station Al Jubail Bus Station
E303A Sabkha Bus Station Al Jubail Bus Station
E304 Satwa Bus Station Al Jubail Bus Station
E306 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Jubail Bus Station
E307 Deira City Center Terminus Al Jubail Bus Station
E307A Abu Hail Metro Station Al Jubail Bus Station
E400 Union Square Bus Station Ajman (Flat rate of Dh12)
E700 Union Square Bus Station Fujairah

Local bus routes

Update: 13 routes have been modified and one new route has been added.

Bus ID From To
4 Gold Souq Bus Station Al Rashidiya Metro Station
7 Satwa Bus Station J Mart, Al Quoz
8 Gold Souq Bus Station Ibn Battuta Metro Station
9 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Business Bay Metro Station via Jumeirah Street
10 Gold Souq Bus Station Al Quoz Bus Station
11A Gold Souq Bus Station Rashidiya MS- Al Awir
12 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Quoz Bus Station
13 Gold Souq Bus Station Al Qusais DM Staff Housing
13A Gold Souq Bus Station Al Qusais Bus Station
13D Gold Souq Bus Station Al Qusais Bus Station
15 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Quoz , Al Khail Gate
17 Al Sabkha Bus Station Muhaisnah 4, Wasl Oasis II
21 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Quoz, Clinical Pathology Services
22 Dubai Courts Al Nahda Terminus
24 Al Nahda 2 Via Airport Terminal 1International City
27 Gold Souq Bus Station The Dubai Mall
28 The Dubai Mall Lamcy Plaza
29 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Dubai Mall
31 Airport Terminal 2 Oud Al Mateena
32C Al Qusais Bus Station Al Satwa Bus Station
33 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Qusais Bus Station
43 Gold Souq Bus Station Airport Terminal 2
44 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Rashidiya Metro Station
53 Gold Souq Bus Staiton International City
55 International City Al Satwa Bus Station
61 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Ras Al Khor Indl Area
61D Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Nad Al Shiba Clinic
63E Al Qusais Bus Station Al Quoz Bus Station
64 Gold Souq Bus Station Ras Al Khor Indl Area
64A Gold Souq Bus Station Ras Al Khor Terminus
66 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Al Faqa
67 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Dubai Int'l Endurance City
81 Dubai Mall Mall of Emirates Metro Station
83 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Nakheel Metro Station
84 Al Khail Gate Dubai Marina
85 Dubai Internet City Metro Station Discovery Gardens
88 City Center Bus Station Dubai Internet City Metro Station
91 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Jebel Ali Bus Station
93 Al Ghubaiba Bus Station Mall of the Emirates 
96 Al Quoz Bus Station Dubai Investment Park
97 Al Qusais Bus Station Jebel Ali Indl Area 7
98E Al Satwa Bus Station Al Quoz Bus Station
99 New East Camp UAE Exchange Metro Station Seaside
300 International City Shuttle Service International City Shuttle Service
365 Al Rashidiya Metro Station International City
366 Al Rashidiya Metro Station DIAC -Silicon Oasis
367 Etisalat Metro Station International City.Via Rashidiya MS
D03 Dubai Mall Metro Station Dubai Design District
J01 Mall of Emirates Metro Station Jumeirah Village Circle

To Global Village and Miracle Garden (when open)

103 Union Metro Station Global Village
104 Ghubaiba Bus Station Global Village
105 Mall of Emirates Metro Station Miracle Garden

How to find your route map or bus stop

Steps to plan your trip:

1. Find your service route ID or choose one based on where you intend to go.

2. Go to RTA's official journey planner online. Remember to allow pop-ups from the RTA website.

3. On the right side of the page, click on the '+' symbol on the 'Download for Service' option, below 'Maps' and 'Transport'.

4. In the dropdown, select 'Route Map' and enter the bus route ID or number in the dialog box.

5. Select the route and click 'Submit'. A pop-up link loads with a detailed PDF map of your selected bus route including all stops from origin to destination.


Learn more about public transport in Dubai

You can plan your journey by using the RTA's journey planner here.

Though we have done our best to ensure the accuracy of this guide, please be informed that any individual query or complaint needs to be addressed to the RTA. Gulf News is not responsible for any change/update to this information. 

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