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Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

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Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

Could anybody help me? What is best way to get from Dubai Airport to Al- Ain arriving about 7am, Are there buses at airport? or how much could i expect to pay by Taxi

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1. Re: Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

You will not get a bus to Al Ain at the airport. The best way will be by taxi and it will cost in the region of AED 175. It is metered so you won't get ripped off.

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2. Re: Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

The UAE University's FAQ for new faculty implies that buses are available to Dubai. No company info though. Maybe not straight to the airport?

"Public buses are available from Al Ain as well as to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. These are usually air-conditioned coaches. They transport passengers every hour of the day and the fare varies from AED 10 – 20 per person. In public buses, women and couples sit in the front rows; men occupy the back seats."

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3. Re: Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

that will be from the main bus depot in deira.

there are busses from the airport to the depot and you can see them on arrival.

these are big busses outside arrivals - white with red trim

the buses have space for suitcases so just get on and pay the driver then zip to the depot and catch the next bus

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4. Re: Dubai Airport to Al-Ain

If you are staying in a hotel in Al Ain the best thing to do is to e-mail and ask them to arrange for a car to pick you up. We had a car meet us at Dubai airport and we arrived and 7.20 a.m. in the morning - it was also contracted to bring us back. As it was all paid for in UK I cannot give a definitive price but on the way back the meter showed 175 UAE dhirams so around £25/£28. Al Gazal was the taxi firm that was used - nice cars with air con. At that time in the morning it took quite some time to get out of the airport so it was nice to have a confortable car so we could have a snooze! It took about 1.5 hours to get to Al Ain. Talking to people and the hotel staff when we were there it seemed that £25 for a taxi to Dubai was about the going rate. Our car was arranged through Desert Adventures Tourism - www.desteradventures.com

Hope this is helpful.

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