TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE CITY AIRPORT
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the primary airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic. Dubai Airport has three passenger terminals. Terminals 1 and 3 are directly connected with a common transit area, with airside passengers being able to move freely between the terminals without going through immigration, while Terminal 2 is on the opposite side of the airport. Situated beside Terminal 2 is the Executive Flights Terminal, which has its own check-in facilities for premium passengers and where transportation to aircraft in any of the other terminals is by personal buggy. Terminals 1 and 3 cater to international passengers, whilst Terminal 2 is for budget passengers and passengers flying to the Sub-Continent and Persian Gulf region.
Once you arrive, Dubai has an excellent public transportation system that is clean, convenient and reliable.
Metro: The airport is served by Dubai Metro, which operates two lines through or near the airport. The Red Line has a station at each of Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. Services run between 6 am and 11 pm every day except Friday, when they run between 1 pm and midnight. These timings differ during the Islamic holy month of Ramadam. The stations are located in front of both terminals and can be accessed directly from the arrivals areas.The Green Line has at a station near the Airport Free Zone, from which passengers can connect to Terminal 2.
Bus: Dubai Buses operated by RTA run a number of routes to the city and are available at the Airport Ground Transportation centre and the Arrivals at every terminal. Passengers who need to transfer between Terminals 1 and 3, and Terminal 2 can use the inter-terminal shuttle bus service which operates frequently. Bus stations are situated opposite both Terminal 1, 2 and 3. Local buses 4, 11, 15, 33 and 44 can be used to connect with Terminal 1 and 3, while bus 2 connects with Terminal 2. Dubai International Airport Buses provide air-conditioned transport into the city centre and over 80 hotels in the city.
Taxi: The airport is served by the Government owned Dubai Taxi Agency, which provides 24-hour service at the arrivals in every terminal. AED 25,00 is the basic fare applied from the Dubai Airport plus AED 1,96 per Km.
PRIVATE TRANSFER SERVICE
Pre-booked airport transfer opportunities are available for participants to reach downtown both from Dubai International Airport, the same pre-booking can be made for departures from the Congress venue – for prices, booking and further details please visit www.1001mice.com.
AHLAN PREMIUM MEET AND GREET SERVICE
To facilitate and speed the Custom procedure, especially arriving in terminal 1 and 3, a Vip Meet and Great Assistance is recommended which includes:
- Meet and greet on arrival (Terminal 1 & 3)
- Refreshments and relaxation at the Ahlan Lounge
- Assistance with Immigration formalities
- Assistance during Duty Free Shopping
- Assistance of Porter throughout
The cost for Meet and Greet service on arrival only, is USD 70,00 per person, booking and further details on www.1001mice.com.
You will also find a wide selection of attractive tours tailored for delegates and their families. Registering for one or more of those tours will allow you to travel with colleagues and friends enjoying the marvellous attractions of this country. For more information about tours click here: www.1001mice.com.