This marine transport service runs between Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station and Dubai Festival City Marine Transport Station.
The service is operated by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
The boats plying the route are 20-seat air-conditioned abras.
Services run frequently, every 10 or 20 minutes, from 8 am until late at night. To find precise timings for the boats, install RTA’s S’hail app on your mobile phone.
The ferry is a great way to get to Dubai Festival City and the views are amazing. The fare is only 2 AED. Payment is by Nol Card. The downside is that you can’t use your weekly or monthly RTA travel pass on the ferry. You can only use it on the Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, and buses.
Places of interest at Dubai Festival City (DFC) include Dubai Festival City Mall and Novo Cinemas.
Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station is close to Creek Metro Station, the terminus of the Dubai Metro Green Line.
Other abra services in Dubai include those between Bur Dubai and Deira.