All FIFA World Cup Transportation Details in Dubai

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 16 November 2022
All FIFA World Cup Transportation Details in Dubai

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled its dynamic public transport master plan for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, running from 20th November until 18th December.

]RTA intends to operate 1,382 metro trips daily and add more than 700 taxis to the authority’s existing fleet of 11,310 taxis, besides deploying 60 public buses and three modes of marine transit for this mega event.

Fans Zones

The Official FIFA Fan Zone, Dubai Harbour will be a key destination for foreign and local supporters. RTA also supports other fan zones in the city, including Barasti, Dubai Media City, and Zero Gravity. 

Fans can also watch livestreaming of FIFA World Cup activities in various locations in Dubai. 

Dubai Metro and Taxis

RTA plans to run 1,382 metro trips per day during the World Cup. In addition to its existing fleet of 11,310 taxis, the authority has allocated an additional 700 Hala cabs available through the Care

em app to serve enthusiasts heading to fan zones in Dubai and travellers to and from the Al Maktoum International Airport.

The taxi services will be available in these districts round-the-clock during weekends and public holidays.

Public Buses

Specific bus routes.

The new DWC1 route departs from Al Maktoum International Airport (Arrivals), passes via the Dubai Metro Expo Station, and continues to Ibn Battuta Bus Station every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This route will only be operational until 20th December.

The second route is F55, a metro feeder link service that will shuttle between Al Maktoum International Airport and Dubai Metro Expo Station. It runs from 5 am to 12 midnight at a frequency of 30 minutes.

The third route is N55, a night service from 10 pm until 5 am the next day to connect Al Maktoum International Airport and the Dubai Expo Metro Station.

Marine Transport

RTA will allocate two Dubai ferries and one water taxi during the World Cup, and service timings will be synchronised with match schedules. These water transit means will ferry riders on a line linking Bluewaters Island with Dubai Harbour, with a one-way fare of AED25 for the economy class and AED35 for the gold class.