How to Travel from Dubai to Ajman by Bus

Ajman is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the smallest of the emirates by area.

Ajman is located on the Arabian Gulf and is surrounded by the emirate of Sharjah.

The capital city of Ajman is also called Ajman.

The cities of Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman are all a part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area (DSA), a single urban area.

Ajman is home to many expatriates that work in Dubai. The cost of living in Ajman is considerably less than in Dubai. The two cities are easy to travel between, and many people take advantage of this by commuting between Ajman and Dubai.

Some people travel by car, but many take a public bus. The bus system is efficient and affordable, making it a popular option for commuters travelling between Ajman and Dubai.

RTA Bus Services

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) runs several bus services from Dubai to Ajman.

Services go to Al Musalla Bus Station in Ajman city centre.

Bus services from Dubai to Ajman include:

The Ajman Transport Authority also operates several bus services running between Ajman and Dubai.

Bus Timings – RTA Buses Dubai-Ajman Routes

The RTA bus services between Dubai and Ajman are first-rate, with numerous departures every day. They begin in the small hours of the morning and continue until well into the night.

If you’re planning a trip from Dubai to Ajman, the best way to find out bus timings is to install the RTA’s S’hail app on your mobile phone. The app gives real-time information about RTA bus routes including departure times, route maps, and fares.

E400 Bus Service – Dubai-Ajman

The E400 bus service departs from Union Square Bus Station. Union Square Bus Station is located in the Deira area of Dubai.

The service terminates at Al Musalla Bus Station in Ajman city centre.

The fare from Union Bus Station to Al Musalla Bus Station is 12 AED (£2.58, €3.02, $3.27).

Buses run every day from early morning to late at night. The total travel time is around 50 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Union Square Bus Station is close to Union Metro Station. Union Metro Station is a transfer station (on both the Red Line and the Green Line of the Dubai Metro).

Red Line trains run between Expo 2020 Metro Station and Centrepoint Metro Station (previously called Rashidiya Metro Station). Stops on the route include Dubai International Airport.

E411 Bus Service – Dubai-Ajman

The E411 bus service departs from Etisalat Bus Station. Etisalat Bus Station is located in the Al Qusais area of Dubai.

The service terminates at Al Musalla Bus Station in Ajman city centre.

Buses run every day of the week. The ticket price from Etisalat Bus Station to Al Musalla Bus Station is 12 AED. The journey time is around 40 minutes.

Etisalat Bus Station is connected to Etisalat Metro Station. Etisalat Metro Station is on the Green Line.

Bus Fares and Tickets

The cost of travelling from Dubai to Ajman using public bus services is fairly cheap, especially when compared to the cost of taking a taxi.

Fares are paid using Nol Cards (contactless public transportation cards). Nol Cards can be purchased and topped up at any Dubai Metro station or Dubai Bus station.

Although the bus is not the fastest way to travel between Dubai and Ajman, it is certainly the cheapest.

If you’re planning a trip from Dubai to Ajman, you might be wondering if it’s possible to book bus tickets in advance. Unfortunately, this is not possible.

However, there is no need to be concerned. Buses between Dubai and Ajman are frequent. So, even if a bus is full, another one will be along shortly.

Other Transport Options – Dubai to Ajman

Aside from the RTA buses, alternatives for getting to Ajman include:

Taxi

Both Uber and Careem offer taxi services from Dubai to Ajman. The taxi fare will be considerably more than the public bus fare.

Car Hire

While travelling from Dubai to Ajman by rental car may be more expensive than taking public transport, it offers a great deal of flexibility. For instance, you can choose your own route and make stops along the way.

Car rentals are widely throughout Dubai and the UAE.

Other Intercity Bus Routes

We also offer information about other intercity bus services:

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