Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the business hours of all its services during the Eid Al Fitr holiday, including customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transit means, and service provider centres (technical testing).
Customers Happiness Centres will be closed on Saturday 30 April to Sunday 8 May, and will resume duty on Monday 9 May 2022. The Smart Customer Happiness Centres at Umm Ramool, Deira, Al Barsha, Al Manara and RTA’s Head Office will operate as usual around the clock. Service provider centres (technical testing) will be closed from Saturday 30 April to Saturday 7 May, and resume duty on Sunday 8 May 2022.
Dubai Metro Red and Green Line Stations will operate from Monday to Wednesday from 5:00 am to 1:00 am (on the following day). Dubai Tram will operate from Monday to Wednesday from 6:00 am to 1:00 am (on the following day).
Public Buses (Dubai Bus) will operate during the Eid holiday as follows:
- Main Stations, including Gold Souq Station, from 5:00 am to 12:29 am (past midnight), and Al-Ghubaiba Station from 4:14 am to 12:58 am (past midnight).
- Sub-stations, including Satwa Station, will operate from 4:57 am to 11:00 pm except for Route C01 which will be operating around the clock. Al-Qusais Bus Station will operate from 4:34 am to 12:04 am (past midnight), Al Quoz Industrial Station from 5:05 am to 11:35 pm, and Jebel Ali Station from 4:58 am to 11:17 pm.
The timing of Metro Link Bus Services at Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa, Abu Hail, and Etisalat is synchronised with the metro service schedules.
The Inter-city Bus and Commercial Coaches will be operating as follows: Sub Stations, such as Al Ghubaiba, from 6:40 am to 10:20 pm, Union Square from 4:25 am to 12:00 am (midnight), Deira City Centre from 6:40 am to 11:30 pm, Al Sabkha from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm, Etisalat Metro Station from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, Abu Hail Metro Station from 6:30 am to 10:35 pm, Hatta Station from 5:30 am to 9:30 pm. External stations: Jubail Station at Sharjah from 5:30 am to 11:15 pm, Ajman from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm.
For Marine Transport means, The Water Bus will operate at Dubai Marina Stations as follows:
- Marina Mall – Marina Walk (BM1) from 12:00 pm (noon) to 11:45 pm;
- Marina Promenade – Marina Mall & Marina Terrace – Marina Walk from 2:00 pm to 10:45 pm;
- Marina Mall – Marina Bluewaters (BM3) from 4:10 pm to 11:45 pm.
Abra: Dubai Old Souk - Baniyas (CR3), Al Fahidi – Al Sabkha (CR4), Al Fahidi – Deira Old Souk (CR5) and Baniyas – Al Seef (CR6) will operate from 10:00 am to 1:00 am (of the following day). Dubai Old Souk – Al Fahidi – Al Seef (CR7), Dubai Festival City – Dubai Creek Harbour (CR9), and tourist trips from Sheikh Zayed Road Station (TR6) will operate from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Al Jaddaf – Dubai Festival City (BM2) will operate from 8:00 am to 1:00 am (on the following day).
Water Taxi: operation is upon request from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Customers need to book in advance.
Dubai Ferry: Al Ghubaiba – Dubai Water Canal – Marina Mall (FR1) will operate from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Tourist trips from Al Seef (FR3) will operate from 4:30 pm and tourist trips from Marina Mall (FR4) will operate from 11:00 am and 4:30 am.
Public Parking: Parking fees will be free of charge (except for multi-storey parking), starting from 30 April until 6 May 2022. Parking fees will be reactivated from 7 May 2022.
News Source: RTA