Dubai Ferry to resume services from Dubai to Sharjah

Dubai Ferry to resume services from Dubai to Sharjah

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced it will resume the operation of its marine transportation line via Dubai Ferry between Dubai and Sharjah starting Friday, August 4.

The marine transport service will run eight trips a day from Monday-Thursday (weekdays), and six trips from Friday-Sunday (weekends).

This marine service, the first of its kind connecting Dubai with other emirates, shuttles between Al Ghubaiba Marine Station in Dubai and Aquarium Marine Station in Sharjah, in collaboration with the Roads and Transport Authority in Sharjah.

Dubai Ferry timings between Dubai and Sharjah

According to the RTA, the journey between Al Ghubaiba Station and the Sharjah Aquarium Station takes about 35 minutes.

On weekdays, there will be two morning trips from Sharjah at 7am and 8:30am along with one morning journey from Dubai at 7:45am. In the evening, there will be two journeys from Sharjah at 4:45pm and 6:15pm, and three journeys from Dubai at 4pm, 5:30pm and 7pm.

From Friday to Sunday, there will be six journeys, three journeys from each side starting from noon. Departure times from Sharjah will be at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm, whereas the journeys from Dubai will start at 3pm, 5pm and 8pm.

Ticket fares for a single journey are offered at Dhs15 for the Silver Class and Dhs25 for the Gold Class but will be free for People of Determination and children under five.

The fare can be paid at the Customers Services Desk at the station or commuters can use their nol card. Tickets can be bought online.

The introduction of the Dubai Ferry service is part of the efforts between Dubai and Sharjah to offer additional mobility choices to residents and ease traffic flow.

News Source: Gulf Business

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