29 Nov 2022
RTA announces service timing during Commemoration Day, 51st National Day
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the timings of its services during the holiday marking Commemoration Day and the UAE 51st National Day. The revised service timing applies to customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, metro, tram, marine transport, and service provider centres (technical testing of vehicles).
Service Provider Centres will be closed from Thursday 1st December 2022 to Sunday 4th December 2022 and will resume business on Monday 5th December 2022. All Customer Happiness Centres will be closed from Thursday 1st December 2022 to Sunday 4th December 2022 and will resume business on Monday 5th December 2022. The Smart Customer Happiness Centres at Umm Ramool, Al Manara, Deira, Al Barsha, and RTA Headquarters will continue service 24/7 as usual.
During the holiday, Dubai Metro service will be running on both the Red and Green Lines from Wednesday to Saturday (30th November – 3rd December) from 05:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day). Both Lines will operate on Sunday (4th December) from 08:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight).
Dubai Tram will be in service from Wednesday to Saturday (30th November – 3rd December) from 06:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day). On Sunday (4th December), the Tram will be operating from 09:00 am to 01:00 (of the following day).
During the holiday, public buses (Dubai Bus) will operate from Thursday 1st December to Sunday 4th December 2022 from 06:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day). The timing of all Metro Link bus services will be synchronised with the metro timetables.
The Intercity Bus service in operation will be Al Sabkha to Hatta (E16), Al Ghubaiba to Abu Dhabi (E100), Ibn Battuta to Abu Dhabi (E101), Ibn Battuta to Al Musaffah (E102), Al Ghubaiba to Al Ain (E201), Union Station to Al Jubail Sharjah (E303), Al Ghubaiba to Al Jubail Sharjah (E306), Deira City Centre to Al Jubail Sharjah (E307), Abu Hail to Al Jubail Sharjah (E307A), Etisalat Station to Muwaileh, Sharjah (E315), Union Station to Ajman (E400), Etisalat Station to Ajman (E411) and Union Station to Fujairah (E700).
Marine Transport services will operate during the holiday as follows: The Water Bus: Dubai Marina (BM1): Marina Mall-Marina Walk from 11:00 am to 11:40 pm, Marina Promenade-Marina Mall from 01:55 pm to 10:40 pm, Marina Terrace-Marina Walk from 02:00 pm to 10:45 pm, full tour from 04:50 pm to 10:20 pm and Marina Mall-Blue Waters (BM3) from 04:15 pm to 11:45 pm.
Abras will be operating during the holiday as follows: Dubai Old Souk – Baniyas (CR3) from 10:00 am to 11:35 pm, Al Fahidi – Al Sabkha (CR4) from 10:00 am to 11:55 pm, Al Fahidi-Deira Old Souk (CR5) from 10:00 am to 11:55 pm, Baniyas – Al Seef (CR6) from 10:00 am to 12:20 am (of the following day) and Dubai Old Souk – Al Fahidi – Al Seef (CR7) from 3:10 pm to 11:05 pm.
Dubai Festival City-Dubai Creek Harbour (CR9) 04:00 pm – 11:35 pm, Al Marfa Market-Deira Old Souk (CR12) 04:20 pm – 10:50 pm, Al Marfa Market-Deira Old Souk (CR13) 04:05 pm – 10:35 pm, Al Jadaf-Dubai Festival City (BM2) 08:00 am-11:50 pm, and tourist trips from Sheikh Zayed Road Station 04:00 pm-11:00 pm (TR6).
The Water Taxi will be operating on-demand service from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, and clients need to make a prior booking.
Dubai Ferry: Al Ghubaiba-Marina Mall (and vice versa) (FR1) at 01:00 pm and 06:00 pm, Dubai Water Canal-Al Ghubaiba at 02:20 pm and 07:20 pm, Dubai Water Canal-Marina Mall at 01:50 pm and 06:50 pm, Blue Waters-Al Ghubaiba at 01:20 pm and 06:20 pm, Blue Waters-Marina Mall at 02:50 pm and 07:50 pm, a single tourist journey from Al Ghubaiba (FR3) at 04:30 pm, two tourist journeys from Marina Mall (FR4) at 11:30 am and 04:30 pm and Souk Al Marfa – Al Ghubaiba (CR10) from 06:15 pm to 09:45 pm.
Except for the multi-level parking terminals, public parking in Dubai will be free from Thursday 1st December to Saturday 3rd December 2022.