Dubai International Airport (DXB)
Location: The airport is three miles (4km) from Dubai city centre
and 105 miles (170km) from Abu Dhabi.
Time: GMT +4.
There are two terminals, but most major airlines arrive at
Terminal 1. There is an airport shuttle service available between
Terminal 1 and 2.
Dubai International Airport Buses and public buses leave
regularly for the city centre; the bus stations are located
opposite both terminals. The journey is 15 minutes and it costs
around Dhs 3. There are car rental firms available in the Arrivals
Hall; some also offer a specialised limousine service. Dubai
Transport Taxis are available 24 hours a day at the Arrivals
Terminal, a taxi from the airport to the city centre costs around
There are car rental firms available in the Arrivals Hall, such
as Hertz, Europcar, Avis and Thrifty.
Dubai Transport Taxis are available 24 hours a day at the
Arrivals Terminal. A taxi from Dubai International Airport to the
centre of Dubai costs around Dhs 20 and often the final fare is
calculated according to the recorded distance travelled.
Facilities at the airport include the renowned Dubai Duty Free,
a food court, banking, bureaux de change, free Internet services,
entertainment for children, business facilities, medical care,
special needs, an airport hotel, post office and lounges.
Passengers can also use the swimming pool, jacuzzi and gymnasium,
charged on an hourly basis.
There are short and long-term parking options near all the
terminals. Short-term parking is near the terminals and allows up
to five hours' parking, while long-term parking is further
Departure Tax: None.