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An Expo Rider bus.

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Free Expo 2020 bus rides in Dubai, other emirates: Full guide

 

DUBAI – The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has allocated 203 “Expo Rider” buses to give free rides to the Expo 2020 Dubai site starting October 1.

The buses will be deployed in nine stations across Dubai: Palm Jumeirah, Al Baraha, Al Ghubaiba, Etisalat, Global Village, Dubai Mall, International City, Dubai Silicon Oasis Station and Dubai International Airport.

The buses will also ferry visitors from nine locations across the UAE: three in Abu Dhabi, two in Sharjah and one location in each of Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Al Ain.

Expo Riders will operate from 6:30 am and continue service for 90 minutes after the closure of Expo Gates. Passenger commuting service from the parking area (Expo Parking Shuttle) to the three Expo Gates will start at 9am and continue for 90 minutes after the closure of Expo Gates. Bus Service between Expo Gates (Expo People Mover) will start service at 6:30 am and continue service 90 minutes after the closure of Expo Gates.

Where to get free Expo 2020 bus rides in Dubai

Palm Jumeirah

Service: Six buses, 54 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 15 minutes

Al Baraha

Service: Seven buses, 62 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Frequency: 30 minutes

Al Ghubaiba

Service: Twelve buses,74 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 15 minutes

Etisalat

(adjacent to Etisalat Metro Station on the Green Line)
Service: Eight buses, 70 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 15 minutes

Global Village

Service: Three buses, 10 trips per day
Timings: Sunday to Thursday
Frequency: 60 minutes

International City

Service: Eight buses, 78 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 15 minutes

Dubai Silicon Oasis Station

Service: Eight buses, 78 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 15 minutes

Dubai Mall

Service: Five buses, 55 trips per day
Timings: Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Service frequency: 30 minutes

Dubai International Airport

Service: Eight buses, 52 trips
Timings: Daily
Service frequency: 20 minutes

The RTA would also provide two additional services to Expo visitors. The first is the Expo Parking Shuttle to transport visitors from the car parks to the three Expo Gates: Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.

The RTA has allocated 57 buses to run 1,191 trips per day from Saturday to Wednesday and 1,377 trips on Thursday and Friday. The frequency will range from three to seven minutes.

The second service is Expo People Mover to transport visitors from parking area to the Expo Gates, and also between Expo Gates. Fifteen buses will make 310 daily trips from Saturday to Wednesday and 350 trips on Thursday and Friday. The service frequency varies from 3 to 60 minutes.

Where to get free Expo 2020 bus rides from other emirates

Abu Dhabi & Al Ain

Abu Dhabi International Airport Station: RTA will deploy 10 buses to run 31 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 33 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Service frequency is every 20 minutes.

Abu Dhabi Main Bus Station: RTA will deploy 10 buses to run 26 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 29 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Service frequency is every 20 minutes.

Marina Mall Station: RTA will deploy 10 buses to run 27 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 28 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Service frequency is every 20 minutes.

Al Ain Bus Station: RTA will deploy 9 buses to run 22 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 25 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. The service frequency is every 20 minutes.

Sharjah

Al Jubail Bus Station: RTA will deploy 10 buses to run 29 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 33 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Service frequency is every 20 minutes.

Muwaileh Station: RTA will deploy 10 buses to run 32 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 37 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Service frequency is every 15 minutes.

Ras Al Khaimah & Ajman

The RTA will deploy 7 buses to serve both locations and the service will start from Ras Al Khaimah and head to Expo via Ajman

Ras Al Khaimah Bus Station: The RTA will run 17 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 18 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. The service frequency is every hour.

Ajman Bus Station: The RTA will run 17 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 18 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. The service frequency is every hour.

Fujairah

City Centre Fujairah: RTA will run 9 daily trips in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday, and 10 daily trips in both directions on Thursday and Friday. The service frequency at this location will be every two hours.

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