Dubai Bus Routes

Dubai is served by well over 100 bus routes. Nearly all areas of the city can be reached by bus, or bus and another mode of public transport.

Buses are operated by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The RTA classifies buses as follows:

  • Express services
  • Metro feeder services
  • Intercity
  • Local
  • Central business district
  • Seasonal

Service lists below were correct at the time of writing (July 2019).

Timetables, route maps at more can be viewed using the RTA bus and public transport app S’hail.

A list of bus stations can be found here.

Express Bus Services

These buses travel quickly across the city with limited stops. Most services are prefixed with X.

Bus RouteFromTo
13BGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
91Al Ghubaiba Bus StationJebel Ali Bus Station
91AGold Souq Bus StationJebel Ali Bus Station
X02Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Satwa
X13LuLu VillageAl Satwa Bus Station
X22Al Qusais Industrial Area 2Business Bay Metro Station
X23Gold Souq Bus StationInternational City
X25Al Karama Bus StationDubai Outsourcing
X28LuLu VillageDubai Internet City Metro Station
X92Al Ghubaiba Bus StationDubai Investment Park 1
X94Gold Souq Bus StationDubai Investment Park 1

Metro Feeder Services

Metro feeder services operate from Dubai Metro stations and serve the areas surrounding these stations.

Services operate throughout Dubai Metro operating hours and are frequent.

Metro bus service numbers are prefixed with F.

Bus RouteFromTo
F01Union Metro StationAl Baraha
F02Etisalat Metro StationMuhaisna 4
F03Al Rashidiya Metro StationMirdiff West
F04Deira City Center Bus StationSabkha, Turnoff
F05Al Rashidiya Metro StationMizhar 1
F06Al Rashidiya Metro StationAl Rashidiya
F07Etisalat Metro StationAl Qusais DM Housing
F08Dubai Festival CityAl Nahda 2
F09Al Jafiliya Metro StationAl Wasl Park
F10Al Rashidiya Metro StationAl Warqa
F11Financial Center Metro StationAl Satwa
F12Al Jafiliya Metro StationAl Wasl Park
F13Dubai Mall Metro StationThe Dubai Mall
F14Business Bay Metro StationBay Square
F15Noor Bank Metro StationAl Quoz Industrial Area 2
F16Noor Bank Metro StationAl Quoz, New Housing
F17Noor Bank Metro StationAl Khail Gate
F18Oud Metha Metro StationLamcy Plaza
F19ABay SquareCapital Golden Tower
F19BCapital Golden TowerBay Square
F20Business Bay Metro StationAl Safa 1
F21Al Nahda Metro StationAl Nahda 2
F22Stadium Metro StationQusais Industrial Area 4
F23Stadium Metro StationAl Nahda Terminus
F23AStadium Metro StationAl Nahda 1 Terminus
F24Stadium Metro StationQusais Industrial area 3
F25First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro StationAl Quoz Industrial Area 3 & 4
F28Emirates Tower Metro StationSatwa
F29Mall of the Emirates Metro StationIMPZ
F30Mall of the Emirates Metro StationDubai Studio City
F31Dubai Internet City Metro StationThe Meadows East
F32Mall of the Emirates Metro StationThe Sustainable City
F33Mall of the Emirates Metro StationAl Barsha 3
F34Dubai Internet City Metro StationDubai Production City
F35Mall of the Emirates Metro StationThe Greens
F36Mall Of Emirates Metro StationArjan
F37Mall of the Emirates Metro StationDubai Sports City
F41Business Bay Metro StationCoral Tower
F42Ibn Battuta Metro StationDiscovery Gardens
F43Ibn Battuta Metro StationDiscovery Gardens
F44Energy Metro StationJebel Ali Gardens
F46Ibn Battuta Metro StationDIP 2
F47Danube Metro StationDIP 2
F48Danube Metro StationDIP 2
F53Danube Metro StationDubai Industrial City
F54Danube Metro StationJAFZA South
F55Ibn Battuta Metro StationAl Maktoum Airport
F60Rashidiya Metro StationDowntown Mirdiff
F61Rashidiya Metro StationAl Warqa`a

Intercity Bus Services

These buses run between Dubai and other cities/towns in the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Hatta, Sharjah etc.). Service numbers are prefixed with E.

Bus RouteFromTo
E16Al Sabkha Bus StationHatta Bus Station
E100Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAbu Dhabi Central Bus Station
E101Ibn Battuta Metro StationAbu Dhabi Central Bus Station
E102Ibn Battuta Metro StationMussafah Shabiya Bus Station, Abu Dhabi
E201Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Ain Bus Station
E301Al Ahli ClubSharjah, Al Taawun
E303Union Square Metro StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E304Al Satwa Bus StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E306Ghubaiba Bus StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E307Deira City Center Bus StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E311Rashidiya Metro StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E315Etisalat Metro StationSharjah, Al Muwailah
E316Rashidiya Metro StationSharjah, Airport Road I/C
E400Union Square Metro StationAjman Bus Station
E411Etisalat Metro StationAjman Bus Station
E700Union Square Metro StationFujairah Bus Station
E303AAl Sabkha Bus StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station
E307AAbu Hail Metro StationSharjah, Al Jubail Bus Station

Local Bus Routes

Bus services across the city with more frequent stops than express services.

Bus RouteFromTo
7Al Satwa Bus StationAl Quoz, J Mart
8Gold Souq Bus StationIbn Battuta Metro Station
9Al Ghubaiba Bus StationBusiness Bay Metro Station
10Gold Souq Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
11AGold Souq Bus StationAl Awir
11BRashidiya Metro StationAl Awir Terminus
12Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
13Gold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais DM Housing
13AGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
13DGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
15Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Khail Gate
17Al Sabkha Bus StationMuhaisnah 4, Wasl Oasis II
20Al Nahda TerminusAl Warsan 3
21Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Quoz Industrial Area
22Dubai CourtsAl Nahda 1
24Al Nahda 2International City
25Al Qusais Industrial Area 2Airport Terminal 2
27Gold Souq Bus StationThe Dubai Mall
28The Dubai MallLamcy Plaza
29Al Ghubaiba Bus StationThe Dubai Mall
31Airport Terminal 2Oud Al Mateena
32CAl Qusais Bus StationAl Satwa Bus Station
33Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
34Etisalat Metro StationAlKhawaneej 2
43Gold Souq Bus StationAirport Terminal 2
44Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Rashidiya Metro Station
50International City Dragon MartAl Khail Gate
53Gold Souq Bus StationInternational City
55Al Satwa Bus StationInternational City
56DANUBE Metro StationDWC, Staff Village
61Al Ghubaiba Bus StationRas Al Khor Samari Resi.
61DAl Ghubaiba Bus StationNad Al Shiba Clinic
63EAl Qusais Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
64Gold Souq Bus StationRas Al Khor
64AGold Souq Bus StationRas Al Khor Samari Resi.
66Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Faqa
67Al Ghubaiba Bus StationDubai Endurance City
77Baniyas Square Metro StationAirport 3
81The Dubai MallMOEMetro Station
83Al Ghubaiba Bus StationNakheel Metro Station
84Al Khail GateJumeirah Beach Residence Stn
85Dubai Internet City Metro StationDiscovery Gardens
88Deira City Center Bus StationDubai Internet City Metro Station
93Al Ghubaiba Bus StationMOE Metro Station
95Gold Souq Bus StationJebel Ali Waterfront Camp
95AIbn Battuta Metro StationJebel Ali Waterfront
96Al Quoz Bus StationDIP 1
97Al Qusais Bus StationJebel Ali Industrial Area 7
98EAl Satwa Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
99Jebel Ali Bus StationUAE Exchange Metro Station
310Rashidiya Metro StationInternational City
320Rashidiya Metro StationAcademic City
367Etisalat Metro StationSilicon Oasis
D03Dubai Mall Metro StationDubai Design District
D03ADubai Mall Metro StationDubai Design District
DPR1Ibn Battuta Metro StationDubai Parks and Resorts
J01MOE Metro StationJumeirah Village Circle
J02IMPZ, Centrium TowerArabian Ranches
JLT1DAMAC Metro StationJLT, Damas
JLT2Jumeirah Lake Towers Metro StationJLT, Silver Tower
H03Hatta Bus StationMasfoot, Resi. Building

Central Business District Services

These buses service the Central Business District (CBD), mainly destinations in Deira and Bur Dubai.

Bus RouteFromTo
C01Airport Terminal 3Al Satwa Bus Station
C03Al Karama Bus StationAbu Hail Metro Station
C04Gold Souq Bus StationJaddaf
C05Gold Souq Bus StationAl Ghubaiba Bus Station
C07Abu Hail Metro StationHealthcare City
C09Al Satwa Bus StationHor Al Anz East, Qiyadah Metro Station
C10Hamriya Port, Control TowerMercato Shopping Mall
C14Al Nahda 1, Sama ResidenceSafa Teminus 1
C15Hamriya Port, Control TowerDeira City Center Bus Station
C18Shaikh Rashid ColonyLamcy Plaza
C19Deira City Center Bus StationAl Qusais Industrial Area
C26Al Wasl ParkQusais Industrial Area
C28Gold Souq Bus StationMamzar Beach Park


There are seasonal bus services to Global Village and Dubai Miracle Garden.

Bus RouteFromTo
102Al Rashidiya Metro StationGlobal Village
103Union Metro StationGlobal Village
104Al Ghubaiba Bus StationGlobal Village
105MOE Metro StationMiracle Garden
106MOE Metro StationGlobal Village
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