DXB Airport

Dubai

Dubai International Airport was opened in 1960 and now serve more than 90 million passengers a year, to over 240 destinations across 6 continents with more than 100 scheduled airlines.
 
Its facilities include:
  • the Concourse D, for all international airlines that operate into Terminal 1,
  • the Concourse A, the world’s first and largest A380 facility that is one of the three Concourses used only by Emirates airline, as well as Terminal 2.
 
Dubai Airports owns and manages the operation of both of Dubai’s airports: Dubai International (DXB), the airport for international passengers and for international freight, and Dubai World Central (DWC).

INFORMATION
Management Company: Dubai Airports
Telephone: +971 4 224 5555
Website: www.dubaiairports.ae
 
TECHNICAL DATA
IATA code: DXB
ICAO code: OMDB
Code: AE
 
Flights
Transportation to/from the airport
Metro
The Dubai Metro is a system directly linked to Dubai International Airport. There are two lines and the most stations have connecting buses and taxi ranks for onward travel. 
Trains run roughly every 10 minutes from Terminals 1 and 3. Services start 5.50am (5.30am on Thursday), and stop at midnight (1am on Thursday/Friday). On Friday the service starts at 1pm.
 
Bus
There are regular buses that link the Ibn Batutta metro station to the airport and vice versa.
Buses arrive and leave from stands opposite Terminal 1, 2 and 3. 
Info routes and times: Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
 
Car
Dubai is about 13 kilometers from the Dubai Airport and can be reached in about 10 minutes by E11 road.
 
Taxi
To the airport: order by phone (+971 (0) 4 208 0808), or flag down a taxi (with a cream colour) on the road. 
From the airport: Taxis are available 24/7. Dubai Taxi Corporation offers a range of transportation choices for passengers. Info: www.dubaitaxi.ae
 
Car hire
In airport, a car rental service is offered by the main international companies such as Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.
 
Text by Alisè Vitri
Photo visual: Sisterscom.com / Fedor Selivanov / Shutterstock
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Updated: December 2019
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