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FIFA World Cup 2022

 
 
 

RTA Facilities for FIFA World Cup 2022

The wait is over and the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab World is here. RTA unveiled its dynamic public transport master plan for managing the mobility of residents and visitors at fan zones in Dubai and facilitating the movement of passengers flying through DWC to attend the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM (20 November - 18 December 2022).

  • To facilitate transport and ensure everyone's comfort, 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 in addition to deploying 60 public buses and three modes of marine transit for this mega event.

DWC Airport

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Traffic management plan for travellers through DWC Airport

RTA is here to help you live the football action in a seamless way without any hassle. If you're in Dubai seeking to travel to Qatar for the World Cup, you will need to head to DWC Airport, and to make your journey smooth and simple, RTA provides two options to reach DWC Airport:

  • 300 taxis have been allocated to take passengers back and forth to and from DWC Airport. They will be available 24/7.
  • Our buses at Expo Dubai Station and Ibn Battuta Station are ready to help you commute to and from the airport, comfortably. You can reach the two stations via bus or metro.

traffic management

During these events, RTA will work extensively on managing traffic to ensure everyone's comfort and safety.

You can use our use our Journey Planner as well as S'hail and our other smart apps to see which option works best for you for a quick comfortable trip.

RTA Facilities for FIFA World Cup 2022

The wait is over and the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab World is here. RTA unveiled its dynamic public transport master plan for managing the mobility of residents and visitors at fan zones in Dubai and facilitating the movement of passengers flying through DWC to attend the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM (20 November - 18 December 2022).

  • To facilitate transport and ensure everyone's comfort, 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 in addition to deploying 60 public buses and three modes of marine transit for this mega event.

Dubai Harbor

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Traffic management plan to enjoy the matches at the Fan Zones

Throughout the FIFA month, starting from November 20 and until the 18th of December, Dubai is organizing events to watch the live streaming of FIFA World Cup activities at various locations in Dubai.

  • The first location is Dubai Harbour. It is the Official FIFA Fan Zone, and as such it will be a key destination for foreign and local supporters. To get to Dubai Harbour in the most convenient way, avoid the traffic and choose Public Transport. You can take our bus, taxi, ferry and water taxi to arrive with ease via comfortable journeys.

dubai harbour zone

  • The second fan zone location is Al Wasl Plaza. You can take a taxi or the Metro to arrive there in the easiest way.

al wasl plaza zone

  • RTA also supports other fan zones in the city, including Barasti, Dubai Media City, and Zero Gravity. To easily reach the other fan zones, you can hop on the Hala Taxis which are available through the Careem app.

other zone

During these events, RTA will work extensively on managing traffic to ensure everyone's comfort and safety.

You can use our use our Journey Planner as well as S'hail and our other smart apps to see which option works best for you for a quick comfortable trip.

Mass Transit modes at your service

RTA will operate several metro trips daily in addition to allocating taxis, public buses and three modes of marine transit for this mega event. The city’s mass transit modes will work collectively to lift fans in Dubai and those travelling to Qatar via DWC to attend FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM.

nol Cards

nol Cards

To use the various RTA public transport modes, you will need a nol card which is a smart card that allows you to travel on Dubai Metro, Buses, Dubai Tram and marine transport modes with a single tap as well as pay for RTA's Paid Parking and more, making moving around Dubai easy and convenient.

To learn more about nol fares and how much it costs to travel across zones, click on the link below.

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Dubai Metro

Dubai Metro

Dubai Metro is here to also support your travels and journeys between the airport and Expo City as well as any desired destination in Dubai, for it is the most convenient method of transport that can get you anywhere you want. The Dubai Metro network comprises of Red line and Green line routes, both of which, combined, cover the main populated areas of the Emirate.

You can click on the link below to view the Network map

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Transport Facilities to and from DWC and Expo City Dubai

Public Buses between DWC and Expo City Dubai

RTA will utilise 60 public buses to bring fans to designated FIFA World Cup locations. This dedicated service will operate on 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 20 December 2022. The second route is F55, a metro feeder link service that will shuttle between DWC 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 DWC and the Dubai Expo Metro Station.

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Taxi services and Car Rental

Taxi services and car rental

RTA has allocated an additional 700 Hala cabs available through the Careem 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. You can also rent a vehicle on hourly basis within Dubai for a maximum period of 24 hours via the innovative hourly car rental apps, Udrive and Ekar.

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Parking Services

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.

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Explore Dubai

Dubai is a desirable destination with stunning sites and attractions. Do not miss out on exploring the beauty of Dubai during your stay. You can explore the city through different ways.

Ride an E-scooter

Ride an E-scooter:

Visiting Dubai during this time is all about making enjoyable memories and riding an e-scooter is the most entertaining way to move around Dubai while discovering your surroundings and enjoying a journey on wheels. Take the scenic route and absorb the sight of the Emirate's distinctive landmarks. You can also use the e-scooter to reach the public transport stations in simpler ways and facilitate the first and last mile journeys.

To ride an e-scooter, you need a permit. Visit the link below to learn more about e-scooter rules and apply for a permit.

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Cycling

Cycling:

Another unique way to discover Dubai and its special landmarks is through cycling. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience where you can exercise, discover a new hobby, and enjoy the remarkable beauty of the Emirate all at once. You can also cycle to reach the public transport stations and facilitate your first and last mile journeys.

Visit the link below to learn more about the current cycling tracks.

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Abra:

Abra:

Sail through time and enjoy an exciting cruise with a historical vibe. Hop on one of our many vessels to discover incredible sights around the Dubai Creek and Souk Al Marfa as well as the history and the heritage of the Emirate. Don't miss out on exciting unparalleled cruises!

Click on the link below to learn more about the different types of Abras in service.

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Dubai Ferry:

Dubai Ferry:

During your stay in Dubai, you need to experience an air-conditioned cruise via Dubai Ferry. Boarding a Dubai Ferry is one of the best ways to view the city's historical sites and stunning coastline. Explore the Emirate's modernity in a comfortable environment and a unique atmosphere.

Click on the link below to learn more about Dubai Ferry

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I reach Al Wasel plaza? You can plan your trip to Al Wasel plaza by visiting Journey planner or by downloading S'hail app.
  • Can I take a taxi from DWC to reach Expo city ? Yes, taxi service is available to take you from DWC to Expo city.
  • What are the additional bus routes during FIFA month? In addition to the existing bus routes, the new bus routes are F55, N55 and DWC1
  • How can I reach the fan zones in Dubai? Please use Journey Planner to plan your trip to the destinations in the most convenient way.
  • How can I purchase a nol card? nol cards can be purchased in any Ticket Offices, Ticket vending machines and RTA Authorized Sales Agent.

RTA smart apps

RTA strives to make you happy. It aims to support Dubai's transformation into a smart city and foster its strategic goals. To achieve that, RTA provides a fast and easy access to its services via smart applications designed to meet your needs.

Dubai Drive
RTA Apps Mobile

Dubai Drive

Dubai Drive

Dubai Drive is your best road companion offering you enhanced services related to Vehicle Registration, Parking and Salik.

RTA Dubai App
RTA Apps Mobile

RTA Dubai App

RTA Dubai App

What better than an award-winning interactive app to guide you through Dubai? RTA Dubai App includes more than 40 services and features specially designed to support you as a driver and passenger across service centres, metro and bus stations, taxi bookings, parking and more.

S'hail
RTA Apps Mobile

S'hail

S'hail

S'hail is your all-in-one user-friendly app that helps you get around Dubai in the fastest simplest way. Manage your NOL accounts, book a taxi or luxury vehicle, use smart rental vehicles, book ride-hailing vehicles, plan inter-city bus journeys, enjoying full information about public transport and much more!

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