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Eid Al Adha in Dubai: Free parking, Dubai Metro, bus timings and more


DUBAI – Motorists can enjoy free parking in Dubai from July 30 until August 2 as the emirates marks the Eid Al Adha holiday, according to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Public parking will be free, except for multi-level parking terminals, for four days. Parking fees will reactive on August 3.

Meanwhile, the RTA also announced revised timings for public transport in Dubai. Here’s all you need to know

Dubai Metro

Red Line
Thursday, July 30 – 5am to 1am
Friday, July 31 – 10am to 1am
Saturday to Sunday, August 1 – 2 – 5am to midnight

Green Line
Thursday, July 30 – 5:30am to 1am
Friday, July 31 – 10am to 1am
Saturday to Sunday, August 1 – 2 – 5:30am to midnight

Bus services

Dubai Bus

Main stations (including Gold Souq) – 4:25am to 12: 29am
Al Ghubaiba Station – 4: 13am to 12:57am
Sub-stations (including Satwa) – 4: 45am to 11pm
Route C01 – 24/7
Al Qusais Station – 4:31am to 12.08 am
Al Quoz Industrial Station – 5:05am to 11:35 pm
Jebel Ali Station – 4:58 am to 11:30pm

Metro Link Bus Service
Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa, Abu Hail, and Etisalat: 5am to 1:10am
Timings of all Metro Link service is synchronised with Dubai Metro timetables

Inter-city bus stations and coaches
Subsidiary stations, such as Union Square – 4:25am to 11pm
Etisalat Metro Station – 5am to 11pm
External Stations, Ajman Station – 5:15am to 11pm.

RTA Service Centres

Closed from July 30 to August 2, except smart customer happiness centres at Umm Ramool, Deira, Al Barsha, Al Manara, Al Kafaf, Al Tawar, and RTA Head Office.

Dubai Tram

Thursday – 6am to 1am
Friday – 9am to 1am
Saturday to Sunday – 6am to 1am

Marine transport

Water Bus
Marina Stations (Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace, Marina Promenade) – 12pm to 12am

Dubai Creek Stations, (Dubai Old Souq – Baniyas) – 10am to 1am
Deira Old Souq-Sabkha-Al Fahidi – 10am to 12: 30am
Al Seef-Baniyas – 10am to 1am
Al Jaddaf-Dubai Festival City – 8am to 12am

Dubai Marina and Al Ghubaiba – 11am, 1pm, 6:30pm
Tourist service at Dubai Marina and Al Ghubaiba – 5pm onwards

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