Complete guide to RTA bus routes in Dubai

1:20 pm  |  31.01.2021
Dubai has a comprehensive set of bus routes

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.

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, are express services, 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 IDFromTo
13BGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
X13Al Satwa Bus StationLulu Village
X23Gold Souq Bus StationInternational City
X25Al Karama Bus StationDubai Outsourcing Zone
X28Lulu VillageDubai Internet City Metro Station
91AGold Souq Bus StationJebel Ali Bus Station
X92Al Ghubaiba Bus StationDubai Investment Park
X94Gold Souq Bus StationDubai Investment Park

Feeder Routes

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

Bus IDFromTo
F01Union Square Metro StationInternational City
F03Al Rashidiya Metro StationMirdiff West
F04Gold Souq Bus StationDeira City Centre Bus Station
F05Al Rashidiya Metro StationMizhar 1
F06Al Rashidiya Metro StationRashidiya Community
F07Etisalat Metro StationDubai Municipality Staff Quarters
F08Dubai Festival CityAl Nahda 2
F09Al Wasl ParkAl Jafiliya Bus Station via Satwa
F10Al Rashidiya Metro StationAl Warqa’a
F11Financial Center Metro StationAl Wasl Park Terminus
F12Al Jafiliya Metro Station SeasideAl Wasl Park
F13Dubai Mall Metro StationBoulevard Walk Tower
F14Business Bay Metro StationBusiness Bay Square
F15Noor Bank Metro StationAl Khail Gate
F18Oud Metha Metro StationLamcy Plaza
F19Business Bay Metro StationUbora Towers
F20Business Bay Metro StationAl Safa
F21Al Nahda Metro StationAl Nahda 2
F22Al Qusais Indl Area 4Stadium Metro Station
F23Stadium Metro StationAl Nahda 1, Terminus
F24Stadium Metro StationQusais Ind. Area 3, Terminus
F25FGB Metro StationAl Qouz lndl Area 3&4
F26Noor Bank Metro StationFGB Metro Station
F27Al Nahda Metro StationDAFZA and Airport Terminal 2
F28Emirates Towers Metro StationSatwa Bus Station via World Trade Centre Metro Station
F29Mall of Emirates Metro StationInternational Media Production Zone
F30Mall of Emirates Metro StationStudio City
F31Dubai Internet City Metro StationThe Meadows
F32Mall of the Emirates Metro StationArabian Ranches 2 via Dubai Studio City and Sustainable City
F33Mall of the Emirates Metro StationAl Barsha 3
F35Mall of the Emirates Metro StationGreens and Al Barsha Heights
F41Business Bay Metro StationSouth Ridge, Burj View CentralTower, various Burj Khalifa Boulevard stops, Ubora Towers
F43Ibn Battuta Metro StationDiscovery Gardens
F44Ibn Battuta Metro StationEnergy Metro Station
F46Ibn Battuta Metro StationDubai Investment Park 2
F47Danube Metro StationDubai Investment Park 2
F48Danube Metro StationDubai Investment Park 2
F53Danube Metro StationDubai Industrial City
F54Jebel Ali Metro StationJafza South
F55Ibn Battuta Metro StationAl Maktoum International Airport
N55ASatwa Bus StationAl 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 IDFromTo
C01Airport Terminal 3Al Satwa Bus Station
C03Abu Hail Metro StationAl karama Bus Station
C04Gold Souq Bus StationJaddaf
C05Gold Souq Bus StationAl Ghubaiba Bus Station
C07Abu Hail Metro StationWafi Residences
C09Al Qiyadah Metro StationAl Satwa Bus Station
C10Hamriya PortJumeira Beach Park
C14Al Nahda 1Al Safa Terminus
C15Hamriya PortDeira City Centre
C18Al Qusais 1Lamcy Plaza
C19Deira City Center Bus StationAl Qusais Indl Area Terminus
C26Al Wasl ParkAl Qusais Indl Area Terminus
C28Gold Souq Bus StationMamzar 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 IDFromTo
E16Sabkha Bus StationHatta Bus Station
E100Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAbu Dhabi Bus Station
E101Ibn Battuta Metro StationAbu Dhabi Bus Station
E303Union Square Bus StationAl Jubail Bus Station
E303ASabkha Bus StationAl Jubail Bus Station
E304Satwa Bus StationAl Jubail Bus Station
E306Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Jubail Bus Station
E307Deira City Center TerminusAl Jubail Bus Station
E307AAbu Hail Metro StationAl Jubail Bus Station
E400Union Square Bus StationAjman (Flat rate of Dh12)
E700Union Square Bus StationFujairah

Local bus routes

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

Bus IDFromTo
4Gold Souq Bus StationAl Rashidiya Metro Station
7Satwa Bus StationJ Mart, Al Quoz
8Gold Souq Bus StationIbn Battuta Metro Station
9Al Ghubaiba Bus StationBusiness Bay Metro Station via Jumeirah Street
10Gold Souq Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
11AGold Souq Bus StationRashidiya MS- Al Awir
12Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
13Gold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais DM Staff Housing
13AGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
13DGold Souq Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
15Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Quoz , Al Khail Gate
17Al Sabkha Bus StationMuhaisnah 4, Wasl Oasis II
21Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Quoz, Clinical Pathology Services
22Dubai CourtsAl Nahda Terminus
24Al Nahda 2Via Airport Terminal 1International City
27Gold Souq Bus StationThe Dubai Mall
28The Dubai MallLamcy Plaza
29Al Ghubaiba Bus StationDubai Mall
31Airport Terminal 2Oud Al Mateena
32CAl Qusais Bus StationAl Satwa Bus Station
33Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Qusais Bus Station
43Gold Souq Bus StationAirport Terminal 2
44Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Rashidiya Metro Station
53Gold Souq Bus StaitonInternational City
55International CityAl Satwa Bus Station
61Al Ghubaiba Bus StationRas Al Khor Indl Area
61DAl Ghubaiba Bus StationNad Al Shiba Clinic
63EAl Qusais Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
64Gold Souq Bus StationRas Al Khor Indl Area
64AGold Souq Bus StationRas Al Khor Terminus
66Al Ghubaiba Bus StationAl Faqa
67Al Ghubaiba Bus StationDubai Int’l Endurance City
81Dubai MallMall of Emirates Metro Station
83Al Ghubaiba Bus StationNakheel Metro Station
84Al Khail GateDubai Marina
85Dubai Internet City Metro StationDiscovery Gardens
88City Center Bus StationDubai Internet City Metro Station
91Al Ghubaiba Bus StationJebel Ali Bus Station
93Al Ghubaiba Bus StationMall of the Emirates 
96Al Quoz Bus StationDubai Investment Park
97Al Qusais Bus StationJebel Ali Indl Area 7
98EAl Satwa Bus StationAl Quoz Bus Station
99New East CampUAE Exchange Metro Station Seaside
300International City Shuttle ServiceInternational City Shuttle Service
365Al Rashidiya Metro StationInternational City
366Al Rashidiya Metro StationDIAC -Silicon Oasis
367Etisalat Metro StationInternational City.Via Rashidiya MS
D03Dubai Mall Metro StationDubai Design District
J01Mall of Emirates Metro StationJumeirah Village Circle

To Global Village and Miracle Garden (when open)

103Union Metro StationGlobal Village
104Ghubaiba Bus StationGlobal Village
105Mall of Emirates Metro StationMiracle 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. MyDubai.Media is not responsible for any change/update to this information. 

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